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Unwind amid minimalist abundance in the land of the Greek gods

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raveling is a very important part of my life. I spend at least four months a year on business trips abroad. Due to the global nature of the Engel & Völkers network, I have the great privilege of visiting the world’s most beautiful and inspiring places such as New York, Hong Kong and Punta del Este in Uruguay. On each of these trips I meet interesting people and experience new and unexpected things. This gives me the drive and energy for everyday life and my current projects.

At the beginning of this year, another exciting destination was added to my itinerary when Engel & Völkers opened its 16th Market Center – a particularly large office – in Athens, Greece. With every step I take in the streets of the Greek capital, I feel as though I am inhaling history. Cultural artifacts from antiquity greet visitors on every street corner. Apart from exclusive properties in downtown Athens and on the Athenian Riviera, our team of experts also brokers real estate in the coastal town of Porto Heli and in the Cyclades Islands, including Santorini and Mykonos. Many buyers are enchanted by the bright blue sea and the islands’ picturesque buildings. To my mind, the highlight of traveling is arriving in a place that feels like home. For my family and me, this second home is our 500-year-old finca in Mallorca. Dogs, sheep and donkeys live in the grounds with us. Ever since I was a child, I have felt a deep affinity towards the Balearic Islands. I love the Mediterranean climate and landscape. In Mallorca, we grow wine grapes, make olive oil and breed polo ponies. I have also made many close friends there. If you, too, desire a second home in an exclusive vacation destination you will find a multitude of breathtaking pieces of real estate from around the world in this edition of GG. You never know: The property of your dreams may already be listed here! Sincerely,

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Wanderlust! There probably never was an easier time to just hop on a plane and discover new destinations, foreign countries and new cultures. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) estimates that in 1950 about 25 million tourists were able to enjoy international travel. In 2016 – only 66 years later – that number had risen to 1.2 billion. Naturally, such rapid growth does not come without its challenges. Coastal cities within Europe in particular are struggling with the ever-expanding mass tourism that is steadily ruining popular destinations. I personally feel increasingly disturbed by the growing number of massive cruise ships that are crisscrossing the Mediterranean Sea. The frenzy starts each time more than one of them comes in to dock in a harbor city such as Palma de Mallorca, quickly unloading up to 6000 passengers per ship. Pouring into the city all at once, the visitors bring the regular life of the local community to a standstill – much to the dismay of the residents. One can only hope that this unsustainable situation, which repeats itself each summer in many of Europe’s jewel ports like Venice or Barcelona, will soon be strictly regulated. In this issue we focus on a selection of finer holiday destinations and the personalities who have created them – and whose sole intention is to make your stay an enjoyable and unforgettable experience. We hope you will be inspired! Sincerely yours,

PHOTOS: CHRISTIAN SCHOPPE (1)

Michaela Cordes

That’s me in front of the pool at Amanzoe. Read all about my stay at the resort belonging to the Aman Group. Kit Kemp, our cover woman, designs not only interiors. (“Mythical Creatures” teacup and saucer, Wedgwood, approx. € 70).

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Barefoot

  IRINA VON GAGERN  For this issue of GG, our widely traveled author went to southeastern Thailand, to Koh Kood, a secluded island near the border with Cambodia, where she spent a few days between the rainforest and the beach – relaxing at the sustainable luxury resort Soneva Kira. What she loved best about the resort was never having to wear shoes, even in the hotel restaurant.

Globetrotter 

ROBYN LEA  The Australian photographer has taken assignments all over the world. She is now based in Melbourne after years of living in New York. Robyin’s work has been published in Vogue and The New York Times and by Assouline. In Venice, she photographed Francesca Bortolotto Possati, the owner of the Bauer hotels.

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Pro surfer 

RALF GÖTZE  The four-time runner-up German longboard champ has written two books on surfing. He lives at the foot of a volcano on Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands. Ralf studied language and literature for a while but his love of surfing got the upper hand and he opened his first surf school in 2003. He and his team have been teaching whole families to surf since 2010: www.surfingislife.de.

TIAGO MOLINOS  With a great eye for beauty combined with technical expertise, the photographer and film director captured Kit Kemp, whom we feature on our cover. His images reveal the essence of his subjects and invite viewers to reflect. Tiago lives in New York. His clients include the magazines Vogue, i-D, the Italian edition of Glamour, Marie Claire, Town & Country, L’Officiel Hommes as well as L’Oréal and Bulgari.

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  SMADAR KAHANA  The Engel & Völkers license partner for M ­ arbella and the Spanish coastal region of Benahavís, Smadar has four shops, all of them in prime locations. The Spanish marketing expert, who acquired her franchise license 15 years ago, has made E & V the market leader in Marbella.

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  HENNING KOBER  The writer and journalist ­Henning Kober, whose debut novel Unter dem Einfluss was published in Germany in 2009, is currently working on a new book. Henning went to the Baltic for GG to check out the Bretterbude hotel. Not a huge fan of surfing, he enjoyed walks by the seaside while he was there.

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PLAYGROUND TRAVEL

20 Unique tranquility: the 5-star Amanzoe resort high above the Aegean Sea.

ART & DESIGN

26 Distinctly different: sugary works of art, zero-energy vacation cabins, and more.

AT HOME Kit Kemp – one half of the couple behind the highly successful Firmdale Hotels in ­London and New York.

INTERVIEW

28 Family business: Kimon Riefenstahl talks about his Danai Beach Resort.

WOMAN

30 Must-have accessories for HER to write home about this summer.

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ART & DESIGN Sweet! Dinara Kasko has combined 3D printing and baking to create tasty art.

32 Essential equipment for globetrotters and travelers like HIM.

LOOK

34 Faraway feelings? These gadgets are

just what you need at home and abroad.

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WOMAN Sensational surfboards! Gorgeous handmade l­imited editions by Boom-Art.

AT HOME KIT KEMP

38 Cheerful colors & folk art interiors:

Kit Kemp and her fine collection of hotels in London and New York.

SONEVA KIRI

46 Barefoot luxury in the jungle – the

irresistible mix provided by the Soneva Kiri resort in southeastern Thailand.

FRANCESCA BORTOLOTTO POSSATI

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SURFING

54 The Bauer Hotel is among Venice’s

most prestigious addresses; its owner, the unofficial queen of the city.

60 So much more than a sport: Surfing

is an attitude towards life, a constant longing and, to some, almost a religion.

AT HOME Feel like Robinson Crusoe, but with every ­luxury imaginable, at the Soneva Kiri resort.

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MAN Stimulating and relaxing: gingergrass drink (Dram).

FOR SALE The villa “El Ciprés” in La Zagaleta near Marbella combines local elements and the most modern luxury.

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70 Hollywood-style hideaway: the “El Ciprés” countryside estate.

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RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

OFFICES The man with the plan: hotel owner Jens Sroka on the Baltic coast.

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CLOSE UP OFFICES

LOOK Lamp or art object? The “Tenebrosa” is both (Eduard Locota).

172 Entrepreneur Jens Sroka is reenergizing Germany’s coastal hotel industry.

BOOKS

182 Gems and curiosities for your

coffee tables and nightstands – plus a piece of literary furniture.

PERSONAL

186 Vector Architects have turned a

sugar factory in China into a hotel.

ALWAYS EDITORIAL EDITOR’S LETTER ADDRESSES

8 A foreword to the new issue. 10 Wanderlust! 184 Where we got it all: names,

addresses and manufacturers.

STAFF

185 Masthead.

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PHOTOS: ROBYN LEA (1), ANDREA FLAK (1), JAVIER CALLEJAS (1)

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AT HOME Francesca Bortolotto Possati (on the left), heart and soul of the Bauer Hotel in Venice.

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Two hours by car or 20 minutes by helicopter from Athens, Greece, you’ll find the outstanding resort Amanzoe.


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Almighty Amanzoe... On the east coast of the Peloponnese, far removed from civilization and everyday life, lies Amanzoe – one of the extraordinary destinations belonging to the famous hotel group. This spacious 38-room resort – which also includes ten spectacular holiday villas – sits enthroned on a gently sloping hill with stunning views over olive groves onto the dazzling blue of the Aegean TEXT: Michaela Cordes PHOTOS: © Aman Group S.à.r.l. Sea. A visit to a temple of minimalism and abundance.

With Amanzoe, architect Ed Tuttle has created a modern temple inspired by Ancient Greek aesthetics and East Asian minimalism.


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1 Sandstone-colored columns and stairs highlight the peninsula’s striking natural environment 2 The hotel spa offers a variety of treatments that combine Greek beauty rituals with Asian-inspired and other healing techniques from around the world. The spa’s signature offering, a form of aquatic bodywork known as Watsu, is given in two specially designed heated pools 3 The covered terraces offer a respite from the sun during the hot summer months 4 View from the terrace of a private villa overlooking a pool and the sparkling Aegean Sea 5 The components of a relaxing spa treatment 6 The interior and exterior of the villas merge seamlessly into each other 7 Amanzoe’s distinct brand of minimalism.

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After we’ve finished our fun dinner at the round dining table, we and desettle into the large sofas on the terrace for a nightcap, listening to the scend into Athens. Breathtaking song of the cicadas and laying out our plans for the following day: a visviews onto the deep-blue Aegean Sea it to Spetses – the famous “island of spices” that you can reach easily, and the glittering sunlight continue just 20 minutes away by the hotel’s own boat – for the Spetses Classic to build up my excitement over the Yacht Regatta that takes place every year. two-and-a-half-hour drive to our desThe next morning, we depart early, boarding Amanzoe’s tender – a tination. We travel westward along the Wally One yacht – and jetting off into one of the protected bays where Isthmus of Corinth, then south along we have a prime view of the race of vintage sailing yachts. Afterwards, we dock at S ­ petses’s scenic harbor and take a stroll past the cafes and the sweeping eastern coast of the Peloponnese before heading inland . also visit some local shops selling unique beach wraps, dresses and And then, amidst olive groves, surrounded by some of the most sigbags by Greek designers. nificant UNESCO-protected archaeological sites in the world, we arrive ater in the afternoon we return to Amanzoe’s Beach Club –  at Amanzoe, perhaps the most magnificent resort run by the famous 6.5 kilometers from the hotel and accessible by shuttle or, alterluxury hotel group. Aman means “peace” in Sanskrit, while zoe is Greek natively, mountain bike – and test out the waters: a dip in the for “life,” words that perfectly capture the spirit of this magical place. wonderfully cool ocean followed by a few laps in the 25-meter pool. I am greeted by imposing buildings reminiscent of imperial temThere are both heated and unheated pools here, as well as a shallow ples, many meters-high porticoes of sandstone-colored marble. A bit inpool for kids. The Beach Club Restaurant offers Greek specialties timidated by such massive opulence, I exit the car and glance around, and delicious pizzas on their menu, while at the hotel’s own Japanese restaurant Nama back marveling at the magnificent views of the rolling hills and at the resort you’ll enjoy a expansive ocean stretching much more refined dining toward the horizon. With his experience. We’ve been inmonumental yet at the same vited to the Nikki Beach time minimalist structures, Club in Porto Heli later tonight, where the regatta parU.S. architect Ed Tuttle has created quite a complement to ticipants and sponsors have the Peloponnese’s landscape. asked us to join them for Two elegantly dressed staff dinner. But shortly after the members are already waitmeal, we feel the need to reing to greet me, handing me turn to our wonderful villa, a chilled hand towel, which where we take another drink on our terrace before turncouldn’t be more refreshing ing in for the night. after my long journey. I am The next morning starts escorted to my room, which is located in one of the exin Amanzoe’s light-floodclusive hotel villas that are ed spa, the largest of any in so spacious that they would the Aman Group. It offers a Calming for the eyes and soul: Amanzoe – the name derives from the make any hotel suite turn steam bath, Thai massages ­Sanskrit word for “peace” (aman) and the Greek word for “life” (zoe) – green with envy. and a wide range of treatis perfect for guests in search of tranquility and aesthetic beauty. Here, as everywhere I look, ments combining Ancient the interior is a charming continuation of Tuttle’s approach. No busy Greek beauty rituals with techniques from abroad – inspired by patterns or intrusive design details disturb the Zen-like charm of Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine, among others – in five my accommodations. To the right is the spacious bedroom with an rooms covering almost 3,000 square meters. After a fabulous treatment we embark on a tour of the hotel and learn extra-large king bed and a terrace from which I could gaze endlessly onto the glimmering sea; to the left is my very own generous spaabout Villa Number 20, the biggest of the ten villas, which is situated like bathroom with outdoor shower, bathtub, and walk-in closet. Afon 1.6 hectares of land and can accommodate up to 20 guests in nine ter a long, refreshing shower, I feel entirely reborn. bedrooms on six floors. Villa Number 20 is perhaps Europe’s most exhere is still enough time before dinner to explore the villa that I clusive holiday villa and comes with its own sauna, spa, steam bath, share with the three other guests  who have been invited to get gym and yoga studio. to know this hotel: I find three more bedrooms and an overFor guests who get bored easily there is the hotel’s remarkable library sized living area with dining room, kitchen, and indoor-outdoor terand elegant and curated souvenir shop, where you will find beautiful race overlooking a large pool looking out towards the stunning coungifts and special artworks crafted by local designers. tryside surrounding us. In this gorgeous holiday home you could Excursions into the culturally rich surroundings are also offered easily have 10 guests for a dinner party and still feel a bit lost in the daily: The ancient city of Epidauros, a UNESCO World Heritage Site spacious rooms, I think to myself, and can’t take my eyes of the imwhere theater performances are held in the summer, is only 50 minpressive scenery that surrounds this unique place. There’s nothing utes north of Amanzoe by car, while Mycenae, the premodern kingdom of the legendary Agamemnon, can be reached in 90 minutes. but soft hills of olive trees, blue skies and the ink-blue sea! Civilization seems far, far away. The closest town is Porto Heli, which can The Franchthi cave is only a 20 minutes’ drive north of the hotel. Those who don’t want to travel so far from the resort are free to exbe reached in just 15 minutes by car. Each villa comes with its own plore the landscape of the Peloponnese on foot. staff, and on another terrace I can see our personal chef already beginning to prepare a delicious dinner of local delicacies: Greek salIf I could spend some more days here, I would do as the gods and ad, fava beans, and succulent grilled meats. give in to this delicious temple of relaxation. y senses are already ignited as I look out of the airplane window

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POWERED BY THE SUN  Nolla cabin was created by ­pioneering Finnish renewable energy company Neste. The gable-shaped minimalist marvel was designed by Robin Falck.

A TOAST TO DESIGN  Cheers! Linea Designers from France have created a series of labels with delightful motifs for Janus Gin. The eye-catching i­ llustrations and bright splashes of color will make every sip of gin and tonic that little bit more enjoyable.

New Perspectives

Sometimes it’s good to approach things from an entirely different point of view.

SUNNY & SOFT  Lithuanian artist Egle Zvirblyte illustrated this cozy blanket for Sancal. “Born Free” features strong colors, a cheerful motif and lots of yellow to brighten up gray days indoors or turn heads at the next picnic.

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 AKE A BITE OUT OF ART  T Dinara Kasko, a Ukrainian architect and pastry chef, collaborated with Venezuelan artist José Margulis to create edible art based on his acrylic pieces. Her Kinetic Tarts, made of wafer-thin, colored chocolate, are naturally short-lived, but the transient nature of her work is all part of the concept.

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A Family Affair Surrounded by fragrant pines and nestled between picturesque coves, the Danai Beach Resort and Villas is a five-star establishment on the Greek peninsula Halkidiki. Hotel manager Kimon Riefenstahl talks about a project that has spanned generations. Today, the Danai Beach Resort is a very opulent establishment, but

Correct, my parents, Otto and Danai, never intended to open a hotel. In 1975 they bought a piece of land on which to build a holiday home for friends and family. One evening about 40 years ago, my mother had a phone call from the president of the Tourism Organization. He was looking for accommodation for a couple of diplomats and was familiar with our property. My mother received the group and further enquiries followed. That’s how it all started. My parents bought up the surrounding land and built a hotel complex. In 1996 we had 120 rooms and 40 staff. By 2002 we had turned it into a more high-end hotel and we now have 60 rooms and 160 staff. What stayed the same was the most important of all: our family’s warmth and hospitality. Wha is it that makes the hotel special? We don’t sell rooms, we sell ambiance. There’s a very caring atmosphere here, a feeling that you are visiting friends. My mother plants flowers in the garden and all of us sit with our guests in the evening. We give the place soul, and this is something our guests appreciate. More than half of them come back again and again. it didn’t start out that way …

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express an interest in visiting the Mount Athos monasteries (women aren’t allowed), but it’s difficult to get in because the rules are so strict. Thanks to our connections, we are able to make such visits possible. If guests would like to have a special dinner, we don’t just put a few extra candles on the table. In the morning, we take them to a secluded beach where they are free to spend the day. We install a shower and bring them their clothes so that they can enjoy the luxuries of their hotel room right on the beach. In the evening, they enjoy a private dinner on the bay surrounded by the glow of thousands of candles and serenaded by a private piano player and a singer who arrives by boat. We offer more than five-star 1 The marble staircase of the Danai ­Beach Resort leads down the quality, we offer true luxury. cliff to the beach 2 In 2002, Kimon What’s your definition of true luxury? Having the time to Riefenstahl took over as manager enjoy the moment. We have everything, but we wish we of the family-run hotel after having had more, and this is when we forget what we are living lived on Bali in Indonesia 3 Friends and guests are welcome to use for. At the Danai, we remind people what they are living for “The Bird,” the hotel’s luxury yacht by gifting them time and tranquility. Guests come from 4 Each of the 60 rooms was specialacross Europe, from Russia and America, just to experily designed by Danai Riefenstahl, ence the “Danai magic.” ­Kimon’s mother. Do your family connections to the controversial artist and

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Nazi propaganda filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl draw people to the hotel?

No. We don’t promote the name. It has no meaning for me and so we don’t have any problems. I myself only saw Leni a few times but we never spoke. Yet your great-aunt’s photographs are hanging on the wall. We’re not as interested in the artist as we are in the work of art itself. The hotel is full of art from all around the world, my mother is great collector. Art has to express something, it’s not about the name. Our guests know that. How do you envision the future of the hotel? Fewer rooms and more comfort and exclusivity. We want our guests to experience peace here and feel free.

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10 DRAMATIC  Combine your favorite music with a light show! Waterproof Bluetooth speaker “Pulse 3.” From JBL, € 249. 11 BEACH BAG  The “Toile de Jouy” tote is good for carrying lots of things, even sandy towels. Dior, approx. € 2,300. 12 POWER NAP  Catch up on your beauty sleep with this pretty silk sleep mask – even at the beach! Slip, available from Niche Beauty, € 55.

5 HANDMADE  Show off your style with a surfboard made in France. For surfers with a sense of aesthetics. Designed by BoomArt, from € 1,890. 6 SNAP IT UP!  The genuine leather Cord Taco cases keep your ­cables from getting tangled. This is Ground, from € 23.

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8 SUNBLOCK  A supersize straw hat that’s superior to sunscreen. By Jacquemus, € 420.

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13 PLACE 2 BE  Relax on the sand or grass with “June Throw,” a cotton blanket by Australian designer Luke Day. Slowdown Studio, approx. € 180.

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7 SHINE ON  The collapsible, fabric “SiteLight”

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10 MAGIC MIX   Fulton & Roark’s “LTD Reserve No. 06” scent is a mix of woody Atlas cedar and fresh summer air. Available from Utility Goods, approx. € 53.

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9 SAY CHEESE!  Use an instant camera to capture every perfect moment this summer. Leica, € 299.

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AT HOME

KIT KEMP SONEVA KIRI BAUER HOTEL THE PERFECT WAVE

Bright colors & a cheerful vibe: Kit Kemp in front of a work by Joe Tilson and wallpaper by Kate Blee in The Whitby Hotel.


Have a break, stay with Kit Kemp With her humorous designs and unusual sense for color, Kit Kemp is making waves beyond her own hotels in London and New York. The British interior designer talks about her small but exquisite collection.

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Because of her passion for travel, Kit Kemp once worked as a shipping broker. She remembers: “Unfortunately, I wasn’t a very good one.”


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“I was clumsy as a child but I’ve always been passionate about color.”


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The Ham Yard Hotel has a bowling alley in the basement. Kit Kemp found the old bowling shoes that decorate the wall on eBay.


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t’s 8:30 in the morning on a gray day in London’s Soho district, 

but inside the restaurant of the Ham Yard Hotel the sun is rising: Bright yellow wallpaper, orange colored chairs and the fresh green plant decorating the crisp white tablecloth of my breakfast table instantly put a smile on my face when one happy waitress unfolds my napkin and places it on my lap with a cheerful “Good morning!” A good mood seems included with the package whenever you book a room at one of the ten luxury properties that form Firmdale Hotels, located in London and New York. This fine and steadily growing collection of hotels in distinct and handpicked locations belongs to British couple Tim and Kit Kemp, who have developed the brand that is today known for an unusual mix of individually decorated properties in charming neighborhoods, with colorfully patterned wallpapers, high-quality handmade fabrics and fun ideas, such as the integration of a cinema or bowling alleys into the hotel basements. Beyond being admired in the hospitality industry, Kit Kemp has also become a globally celebrated interior designer who, in addition to creating wallpaper, tableware and carpets, just published her third book, Design Thread. On the evening before, I had the pleasure of listening to one of Kemp’s regular talks at the Firmdale’s Haymarket Hotel around the corner together with 40 other guests who were also keen to learn more about the skills of this interesting interior designer. Today I’m meeting up with the mother of three grown daughters at the Ham Yard Hotel in the Drawing Room adjacent to the restaurant – to chat about her life, inspiration, her creative partnership with her husband and her expanding business.

South Kensington and was in contact with colleges in the U.S., including Richmond College, among others, that needed accommodations for their students in London. Tim mainly built these two-star accommodations where four to five students lived together. You both opened your first hotel, Dorset Square, in 1985. Who came up with the idea?  Tim

had been planning on building a hotel for a long time. As the child of a patent attorney, he had stayed in lots of hotels and loved hotel life. I, on the other hand, hated hotels because as a child I always had to go with my parents to the weddings of friends and relatives. For me, hotels were uncomfortable places that I associated with impatiently waiting for my parents. We ended up melding these disparate experiences and developing a common vision for our own hotels. The Dorset Square Hotel is still a very emotional place for us today. For me, it represents everything a hotel should be – just in miniature. Your style, now a trademark of Firmdale Hotels, is characterized by a bold mix of fabrics, designs and colors, and has played a major role in your rapid success. Today, you also design wallpapers and work on collaborations with companies like Wedgwood and Anthropologie. Was there a particular moment when you noticed: That works well – we should open more hotels? 

for maintaining complete ownership

[Laughs] The funny thing is, I don’t remember Tim ever asking me to handle the interiors, or anything. I realized early on that the less I get involved in Tim’s projects, the less I get to see my husband! So it was clear: Nobody else was going to do the interiors but me. Our second hotel was the Pelham Hotel, in an upgraded former student hotel known as The Cromwell. Sometimes a past resident would visit the new hotel and say how they hardly recognized their old room! Later, in 2008, we sold the Pelham to build the Crosby Street Hotel in New York. That was a good move, economically, since the pound was so much more valuable than the dollar at the time.

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Ms. Kemp, along with your husband, Tim, you currently oversee ten hotels – 642 hotel rooms in total – in two cities. You’ve not only made a name for yourself with your unusual interiors, but you’re also admired in the industry

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I guess for exceptional fabrics and design Kit Kemp and her daughter Minnie – who you’re right. But you know, we’ve nevcome from?  I think it’s more of a femworks on the design team for Firmdale Hotels – on the er gone for world domination. When inine thing that has a lot to do with terrace of The Whitby Hotel in Manhattan. history and tradition: I’ve always been I see, for example, how hotels like the Soho House are expanding – even into Mumbai and Istanbul – I am fascinated by historical customs, like when a bride’s family would amazed, but we never looked at our business like that. I love to do give her a chest full of all kinds of valuable fabrics to take to her husone project at a time and do it really well. We don’t really feel the need band’s house. Or the wedding quilt, where the quilters would sew to make it too much of a formula. For us it is all about the soul. And good wishes into this lovely piece for the couple – I found this very we do really care very much. How much, I realized again last night romantic, even as a child. It’s this folk art side, more than the highafter the talk when I was having supper with Tim. We were talking tech side, that always inspired me. Also, I never could make a distinction between craftsmanship and art. True artists would always about all the different things going on, and then we had to stop ourselves, because we were getting too passionate about our hotels. And say that craftsmanship is the art of the poor man, but I’ve never seen as we both feel strongly about them, we are more likely to argue. Forit that way. And today these two sides are coming together more and tunately, we’ve been together long enough that we’ve learned how more, because suddenly we appreciate old handmade fabrics more to handle these things: We usually just change the subject. [Laughs] than we used to. Even though things go in and out of style. TapesIs it true that your career began when you fell in love with your hustries, a good example, are very out of favor at the moment – because band?  Yes, that’s right! That was in the 1970s. Back then, Tim was a they’re too heavy. client of Leszek Nowicki, the architect I worked for when I was youngWhat was your childhood like?  I grew up in Hampshire with my two er. Leszek was always very supportive of me, and at his wedding, he older brothers.  Continued on page 176 sat Tim and me next to each other. Tim owned several buildings in

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Welcome to the barefoot jungle life!

Beautiful and remote: The spacious Sunset Ocean View Pool Reserve villa boasts five bedrooms.


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Imagine living on a deserted island surrounded by tropical rainforest and turquoise seas with every luxury imaginable at your fingertips. The SONEVA KIRI in southeastern Thailand offers this unique mix. But the difference is, this resort places as much emphasis on environmental awareness as on opulence.TEXT: Irina von Gagern

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A jetty that appears to have been specially designed for exclusive dining: At the Soneva Kiri, moments of happiness are on the house.

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treatments far from city life yet easily accessible. In order to shorten their guests’ journeys, the couple bought two airplanes and had an airfield constructed on one of Koh Kood’s neighboring islands. Just how sustainable it is to use a private jet is certainly up for debate, but a carbon-dioxide levy of two percent on all hotel bills goes straight to the Soneva Foundation. The foundation plants trees and supports projects to deliver clean drinking water and build sanitary facilities around the world. You quickly realize that the owners and employees genuinely care about their natural environment. Drinking water from the resort’s filtration system is served in reusable glass bottles. In the bathrooms, shampoo and body lotion are dispensed from refillable ceramic containers.

A young Thai woman skillfully guides me to the check-in desk. A small private plane stands at the ready, and I sink into the leather seat. We take off in a southeasterly direction. After a while, the landscape below us turns green, then a deep blue. We fly over the Gulf of Thailand, heading towards Cambodia. After roughly an hour, we start our descent towards a tiny island where a Japanese lady with a beaming smile is already waiting for me. Taeko Taguchi introduces herself as my “Miss Friday” – a job title inspired by aeko has been working at the Soneva Kiri since it opened ten Robinson Crusoe’s loyal manservant and companion. A motorboat years ago  and proudly drives around it in her electric cart. Thirquickly takes us to the neighboring isle. ty-five villas are dotted around the jungle, the smallest of which Koh Kood is Thailand’s fourth-biggest island. It is sparsely popuhave only one bedroom and are popular with honeymooners. Prices lated and largely untouched by tourism. Its lush rainforest stretches start from €1,860 a night. The largest of the luxurious villas has six bedrooms and can accommodate up to 16 guests on its 3,000 square all the way to the white sandy beaches, where turquoise waters shimmer. The manager of the Soneva Kiri and her colleagues in colormeters, for roughly €10,000 a night. A “Miss” or “Mister Friday” butful uniforms are waiting to meet ler service is included. Evidently Anme personally at the jetty. I almost gelina Jolie and Brad Pitt like staying feel like I am on a state visit. Every here with their six children – in the guest, I am told, is welcomed this past as a couple, now separately. Taeway. With the aid of an electric cart, ko remains silent on the matter, of course: The team pride themselves Taeko takes me to my villa via a narrow path through the jungle. The on their discretion We drive past the spa, the tennis villa is located on a hill and is surrounded by a faded picket fence. court and the open air theater, where Dotted around the pool are severclassic movies are shown in the eveal wooden buildings connected by nings. The heart of Soneva Kiri is a stairs and walkways. Huge sofas and huge wooden structure like a village deck chairs invite visitors to relax. on stilts consisting of many small Everything is spacious here: the dinhouses that are all connected by a large, rising walkway. This is where ing table that seats twelve, the openplan kitchen, the five bedrooms all of the reception, several boutiques and which have their own en-suite baththe library are located. Nestled between the ocean and the tropical rainforest, At the very top, among the treeroom. Natural materials like timber the Soneva Kiri island resort in southeastern Thailand comand stone abound; everything is simtops, is where the Dining Room prises 35 villas. Many guests go barefoot most of the time. ple but stylish. In a spacious strucrestaurant can be found. In the eveture reminiscent of a treehouse, there is a children’s bedroom with nings, it serves Mediterranean and Asian delicacies by candle light. bunkbeds and a table soccer game. But that’s not all: A slide connects Directly behind the gigantic treehouse is where the jungle begins. The calls of kingfishers and thousands of other exotic forest dwellers the balcony directly to the pool. My room is on the upper floor on the far side of the pool. It boasts large window frontages on three sides reverberate through the air. In the morning, guests can have breakand a view over the lush jungle, directly onto the sea. fast up here consisting of local fruit, specialty cheeses made on the leven years ago, Sonu Shivdasani and his wife Eva Malmström premises and fine ham served appetizingly on palm leaves. A temShivdasani  discovered this picture postcard idyll. The Eton and perature controlled room with locally made chocolates beckons a Oxford alumnus from India and the Swedish top model beshort distance away. came very successful hotel owners almost by accident. In the midDinner at Khun Benz’s Thai restaurant is also a very special expe’90s they wanted to build a private vacation home in the Maldives, rience. Sonu and Eva discovered the master chef several years ago. but the islands’ government did not grant permission for the venGetting to the restaurant requires a short trip by motorboat up the ture. So Sonu, who is from a very affluent family, and Eva built a hocoast, and then up a small river. The restaurant itself is located on tel there instead: the Soneva Fushi (“Soneva” being an amalgamastilts in the middle of a mangrove forest. There is no menu. Instead, tion of their first names). They quite obviously managed to tap into a steady flow of bowls containing steaming delicacies arrives in front the zeitgeist, because the hotel attracted many loyal regulars in a of me – a true explosion of flavors. Gwyneth Paltrow seems to have very short period of time. (The Soneva Jani – also in the Maldives – been equally impressed. She told the New York Times that she had never had Thai food as good as at Khun Benz’s restaurant. If you followed three years ago). The Soneva philosophy is as simple as it is keep feasting like this, you better get active. So I meet the manager successful: “No news, no shoes.” Guests are encouraged to disconnect completely from the hustle and bustle of modern life: There are of the spa for a morning yoga session. The spa is a mini-village in no newspapers, no TVs and those who would like to can walk around itself. Small, round houses offering various treatments are tucked barefoot. Most guests do, even in the restaurant. away in the mangrove forest. Later, I enjoy an Ayurvedic massage Many resorts now promote themselves as a place offering “barefoot complete with soothing, warm oil flowing across my forehead. After luxury,” but the concept was invented by Sonu und Eva Shivdasani: that, I take a walk along the deserted beach. I could get used to this wooden villas, locally sourced organic food and high-quality wellness kind of Robinson Crusoe existence in a heartbeat.

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The Queen of Venice As enigmatic as her city: Entrepreneur Francesca Bortolotto Possati, who grew up in a palazzo on the Grand Canal, owns the city’s most eminent private hotel. Surrounded by history and plenty of old masonry, she nevertheless has her sights set firmly on the future. A visit in Venice. TEXT: Steffi Kammerer PHOTOS: Robyn Lea/Assouline

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Francesca Bortolotto Possati in Villa F on Giudecca island, one of the venues for the legendary dinners she likes to host.


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Clockwise from the top left: Francesca Bortolotto Possati in front of the Venetian Arsenal; no detail escapes her careful eye; a Murano glass chandelier hangs from the ceiling of the Royal Suite in the Bauer ­Hotel; view of the magnificent St. Mark’s Basilica.


enice, the opening days  of the Art Bienof the city’s most modern hotels. When he died, non-family members nale: One of the most sought-after spots is managed the hotel for 20 years. Bortolotto’s mother wasn’t interestthe roof terrace of the Bauer Hotel, the luxued in taking over and neither was she, for that matter. She moved to ry lunchroom of the art world with a stunning the U.S. in the early ’80s, living first in Detroit and then in New York. view of the Grand Canal. After the dinners and The Bauer Hotel was very much there during her childhood but she receptions, guests move downstairs to the crowdnever felt the urge to get involved with running it, choosing instead ed B-Bar to mix with top collectors, curators, aucto study languages and literature. When her marriage ended, she retion house and museum directors, artists and turned to Venice with her two children, and after her mother’s death, journalists until far into the night. The person who took over the hotel. “It became clear to me how important the Bauer makes all of this possible is hotel owner and powerwas for contemporary Venice.” broker Francesca Bortolotto Possati, a woman with a pilot’s license She set to work in 2000, investing $80 million in renovations. She and a bright laugh, someone both feminine and tough – and as irhad little to no experience in the real estate and hotel business but resistible as the city of Venice itself. was confident that her lifestyle and interior design abilities would She begins the conversation, surprisingly, by telling me that she is suffice. And she was well traveled. “I thought I had a good idea of not a hotelier. This, despite the fact that she owns three further exquiwhat people were looking for,” she says. She hired staff to take care site properties in Venice. But evidently, although she turns over more of everything else. “And so my saga began.” Silk wallpaper, marble than $30 million a year, she prefers not to be considered just a businessfloors, antiques – she designed each room herself. Even the Royal woman. “I’m not someone who sells bedrooms and bathrooms,” she Suite, the most magnificent room of all, with a Murano glass chanexplains. “Sure, that’s how we earn our money, but there’s much more delier and a price tag of more than $15,0000 a night. to it than that.” To her, the Bauhen Bortolotto expanded.  er is not just a hotel. “It’s a conShe purchased a 16th cenfluence of all the aspects of art, tury monastery complete music and culture that have been with gardens on Giudecca island, around since day one, and which just across the lagoon. Today, the I have been developing further.” former monastery is home to two Francesca Bortolotto Possati five-star hotels, Il Palladio and is regarded as an excellent netVilla F, which share the romanworker with the best connectic garden between them – an urtions of anyone in Venice. “It’s ban oasis the size of a soctrue,” she says brightly, with no cer field. “You know, I’m a lack of confidence, explaining garden designer,” she says, “it’s my passion, more than that all her connections were formed and expanded naturaleverything else.” She has ly, without the aid of a personlearned a lot from nature, al website or much Instagram she says. That there is a time hype. “I don’t need things like for everything, for instance, that. People find me. They also and that one shouldn’t hesitate to cut off dead branches. know what to find me for.” Bor- View from the roof terrace of the Bauer Hotel. tolotto Possati supports count- The image was taken from Bortolotto Possati’s book Even if it’s hard. “We someless cultural organizations and Venetian Chic, published by Assouline (right). times carry backpacks full aid groups such as Save Venice, the American-Italian Cancer Founof dead leaves and stones and memories.” She gestures as if trying to dation, the Ca’ Foscari foundation and the Teatro La Fenice along shake something off. “I’m not very much of a person of the past.” with many others. A regular shuttle takes guests back and forth between the hotels. She After spending just a short time in her company, you quickly realherself likes to get around the lagoon in a small motorboat that she opize how multifaceted she is, how equally dedicated to tradition and erates herself. Powerful women are not unusual in Venice, she says, addchange. She cannot remain anywhere longer than three days, she ing that women have always wielded influence here, in various different says, otherwise she becomes restless. And although she is one of areas, ever since the days of the courtesans. Going everywhere on foot the biggest names in Venice when it comes to entertaining, she nevand being surrounded by water creates intellectual independence, she er hosts people at her own home, saying “private is private.” Instead, adds. Even when you look at paintings, you see Venetian women in the she loves holding regular dinner parties at her hotels, opulent affairs foreground. Groups of men are rarely depicted by themselves. attended by writers, actors and film directors as well as young talBortolotto has occasionally been approached about running for mayents in need of mentoring, something she is very happy to provide. or but she only laughs this off. It’s not an option for her. “I don’t like politics, people talk too much. I like to get things done and I like facts.” She doesn’t usually use a seating chart because she likes to decide But she is concerned about the problem of day visitors in Venice: 20 on the spur of the moment who might find it interesting to talk to million invade every year and they don’t pay any taxes. Today, the city whom. When the conversation lags, she elegantly revives it, usually has only about 50,000 permanent residents. When she was growing by bringing up a controversial topic. Once or twice a year, she holds up, she says, the figure was 150,000. “Nobody thought ahead, nobody a ball for several hundred people. but back to the Bauer Hotel,  so ideally located near St. Mark’s planned for this.” Two years ago, she wrote a book dedicated to VenSquare and bearing such an un-Italian-sounding name that you ice that she called Venetian Chic. The foreword was written by Jeremy cannot help but remember it. The hotel’s history began in the Irons, a long-time friend. The large-format book is a hymn to the his19th century as the Bauer-Grünwald, owned by an Austrian. Bortotory and culture of Venice and features the extraordinary lifestyles of lotto’s grandfather, a shipbuilder, bought the hotel in 1930 as a young people who live in this ancient yet contemporary city.  Continued on page 184 man. He restored it using the finest materials and turned it into one

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Jersey, Channel Islands, 1960: members of the newly founded Jersey Surfboard Club, the oldest surf club in Europe.

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Becoming one with the waves and the ocean is both thrilling and serene. The endless wait for that one perfect wave in exchange for a few unforgettable minutes or even seconds that real riders even risk their lives for. Surfing – a sport, a way of life and a passion for those who know they will never experience the same thing twice. TEXT: Ralf Götze PHOTOS: Courtesy of TASCHEN

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The waves of Hawaii’s North Shore attract the world’s best surfers. Opposite page: pro surfer Monyca Eleogram in Indonesia, 2011.


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Off the coast of NazarĂŠ in Portugal, big wave surfer and former record holder Garrett McNamara conquers a 30-meter wave.


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Complete devotion to this one activity that brings you closer to the earth’s natural rhythms.

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it’s already broken, it’s referred to as white water. The surfer’s goal, of course, is the lateral ride along the unbroken wave – always just before in a neoprene wetsuit, grab my surf board and paddle out into the sea. I’m the first person out on the water today, and I’m the point at which it rolls over. Windsurfers, as the name suggests, all alone, but that won’t last long: Everyone wants to be first. thrive on wind, but for surfers, wind is only desirable when it blows A shark fin or two has already appeared on the surface of the gently from land out into the sea. It is only with this offshore wind – a water – it is the ocean, after all. And several hundred meters term that brings joy to any surfing enthusiast – that the perfect wave can be formed, complete with a tube or barrel: the tunnel that is formed from the shoreline, the perfect wave is already breaking. The sun starts to rise, the morning mist dissipates. By now, I’ve as the wave breaks, and through which the surfer moves. This is also surfed dozens of good waves. My “work” is through, well beknown as a “green room” or a “crystal cathedral.” The moments infore any office worker has even arrived at their desk. That’s the side the barrel are nothing short of magical surf spirit, and it’s far easier to convey through pictures than through ut even apart from that,  surfing is an activity unlike any other, completely distinct from skateboarding, snowboarding, rafting, words, which is what makes the 900 images in Taschen’s 2017 coffee sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing. What makes surfing spetable book Surfing: 1778–Today so compelling. The El Hierro surf spot on Fuerteventura, one of the Canaries Iscial is the propulsion caused by the orbital motion of the water. Sounds lands, is my adopted home. Since I arrived here to stay after my first complicated – and it is. To simplify things: When you snowboard down a slope, gravity pulls you down. With surfing, however, the wave resurfing expedition back in the winter of 1992, I’ve somehow become the “grumpy old local.” So what leases its energy directly into the brought me here in the first place? surf board and serves as the force that keeps you moving. At some point, the cold weather in my home country, Germany, had It’s not easy to work a wave: You started getting to me – plus, I just maneuver your board up, down, missed the waves too much. So I left, right, forward, backward, almoved to the island, and upon arways moving three-dimensionalrival, headed right for the beach ly in space. Anyone who has ever in an old VW van. Since then, I’ve caught an unbroken green wave been living at the foot of a volcano, is instantly hooked on the sport: just ten minutes from my favorite Once you’ve chased one down, you beach in the world. just want to experience it again In the best circumstances, a and again. The power of nature, successful morning on the water the life force of each individual goes something like this: You padwave. How it breaks, how steep it dle around, watching as the waves is, how fast it moves. move toward you. Eventually one One-of-a-kind waves are unforgettable. I still remember my first comes, then breaks: the perfect wave, as though it were made just green wave from more than 25 for you. You paddle into it and it years ago, while I was surfing on picks you up, eager to toss you over, the French Atlantic coast. It was so to throw you off balance. But you awe-inspiring that I ended up incan overcome nature in these movesting a tremendous amount of ments. Gracefully, you rise from time, energy and money just to exJim Heimann’s coffee table book Surfing: 1778–Today the water, lifting yourself up onto perience something like it again, was published in 2017 by Taschen. It has become a global seeking out some of the best waves your surf board. Staying low, keepsuccess. Hardcover, 592 pages, 150 euros. ing in mind that the wave is much in the world – in Bali, Hawaii, Australia and Morocco – during a two-month break from work. bigger than you are. You glide down a misty slope, pulling off a bottom turn to reach the glass wall for a wild ride on the surging water. The highest wave I ever conquered was six meters high, at the worldhen I first got hooked on the sport  more than 25 years ago, class surf spot of Anchor Point in Morocco. My longest wave – absurdI had to explain to Germans that surfing is not the same ly long, in fact, was at Imsouane, also in Morocco, where the ride on as windsurfing. The German word for surfing is Wellenmy longboard lasted more than three minutes. Such waves exist in reiten – “wave riding” – which I always found to be a fitting descripjust a few places in the world and only under very special conditions. tion. Surfing gave way to distinct pursuits like skateboarding or snowFantastic waves are epic, magical. The phenomenon of complete hapboarding, but even within surf culture, there are different approaches: piness through great wave conditions and the high through the total short boards versus long ones, standing up versus lying belly-down adrenaline rush is referred to as a stoke. on the board (that is, bodyboarding), and recently, standup paddleBut even that doesn’t really capture it. Stoke is the surfer’s attitude boards (SUPs) are showing up in increasing numbers at surf spots. to life: complete devotion to this one activity that brings you closer to There are also surf kayaks, waveskis, and foilboards. With all of these the earth’s natural rhythms. But there’s also an element of risk, and possibilities, it can get crowded out there on the water – which has led while surfing in itself isn’t a dangerous activity, there are moments to some rivalries. where nature can conspire against you, and even with caution and experience, I’ve had near-death experiences where the waves pushed Surfers and windsurfers never had serious problems with each other, though: Since both depend on different weather conditions, they me underwater and kept me down. Sometimes you feel like a tiny rarely overlap. The waves both rely on are created several days in adbeing lost in the vast ocean. In cases like this, it’s important to stay vance, thousands of kilometers off the coast. When the waves hit the calm, as difficult as that may be in the moment – if you don’t, you beach or the reef, the lower part overtakes the upper part, and the wave might not come up for air.  Continued on page 178 breaks. 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Spectacular: The villa ‘El Ciprés’ is set in a unique nature reserve known as La Zagaleta, close to Marbella.


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A Zen-like atmosphere abounds throughout the El Ciprés estate in La Zagaleta. The villa, designed by Tobal Arquitectos, is located in the undulating landscape of a unique nature reserve near Marbella. The building concept combines local traditions with elegant modernity and uncompromised comfort. With views of the Mediterranean and the Strait of Gibraltar that are simply spectacular.TEXT: Uta Abendroth PHOTOS: Javier Callejas

First impressions count: A long and grand driveway paves the way to ‘El Ciprés’. The entrance is flanked by water and oak trees.


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The living room looks out over the terrace and the green hills of La Zagaleta to the Mediterranean Sea beyond. A grandiose panorama.


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The planning of ‘El Ciprés’ involved various stylistic and practical considerations. For example, the concept was for the house to be separated into more public and private areas. This is achieved, among other things, by the fact that the building is not a closed structure but a row of individual pavilions. They can each be used independently of one another. If there is a crowd of people staying in ‘El Ciprés’ at the same time, each space flows into the next; if there are just a few residents at a given time, some areas are not used. The white stone walls are typical for Andalusian houses and can be found here both inside and outside. The kitchen with its extremely high ceiling makes for an impressive space. The bedroom suite boasts splendid views out into nature.


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“The villa absorbs the landscape, while discreetly blending in with it at the same time.” 

‘El Ciprés’ is set in the approximately 900-hectare private residential complex known as ‘Club de Campo la Zagaleta’. Just 15 minutes from Marbella, exclusive villas nestle here in the hills of the Ronda mountain range, home to deer, stags and mouflons. The location is a guarantor of absolute tranquillity and privacy. There are numerous facilities on offer here at the same time, such as the two golf courses and a clubhouse with a restaurant, bar, billiard and party room, all of which are open exclusively to the residents, members and guests of La Zagaleta. If you want to unwind in ‘El Ciprés’ you can also do so directly at or in the house itself: The private home spa includes a sauna and steam room, a fitness and massage room, and an indoor pool. There is also an outdoor pool that is 20 metres long.

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powerful and invigorating in the social areas of the property or inlittle last detimate and relaxed in the private spaces.” tail has been carefully taken into considIn the two largest pavilions there is the living room with a huge eration by the architects in order to make fireplace and the eat-in kitchen space with a large cooking island ‘El Ciprés’ not only visually stunning but (there is also a second kitchen in the house with its own separate also a home that offers its residents every entrance). The ceilings are higher in both of these spaces than in comfort and convenience imaginable. The the rest of the house. The floor-to-ceiling windows not only convey a unique feeling of space and allow the sunlight to flow in – they also Spanish studio Tobal Arquitectos, based in treat the viewer to an unbelievable outlook over Marbella taking in Marbella, had one key advantage: the villa, completed in 2017, wasn’t the first building the beautiful coastline and the sea. they had designed here in a garden spanning over 8,000 m2 in the According to Diego Tobal, the use of the different shades of grey heart of the exceptional nature reserve of La Zagaleta, arguably the in these areas stems from a desire to achieve a contemporary look, as well as being used as a pragmatic trick: “The colour grey helps most exclusive country club in Europe. They were familiar with the to control the reflection of the sun, which is sometimes a problem hilly terrain, knew just how to incorporate the magnificent panorama into the architecture, and did everything they could to blend the in the south.” In order to minimise this effect still further, special building into the landscape as discreetly and canopies in the form of shady slats have been naturally as possible. “La Zagaleta is a very installed above the terraces. intimate and relaxed place,” says Diego Tobn the level just below the public real. “Our aim was to create a house that would ception rooms  a home spa awaits that leaves nothing to be desired. In addireflect this and even promote it.” tion to a pool, there is a steam room, a sauna, The villa is situated on a gently sloping hillside that enjoys unparalleled views of the plunge pool, massage room and juice bar. This Mediterranean Sea to the south and dense same floor also presides over a home cinema, a Mediterranean woodland to the east. It is games room, wine cellar and fitness suite. The made up of a series of pavilions, all linked tomore private quarters of the residence can be gether with one another. Depending on the found in the smaller pavilions, which are also number of people in the house at any given duplex in design but with less lofty ceilings. time, the buildings can be used individually Besides the sumptuous master suite, the villa or as one large single residence. hosts another five commodious bedrooms with Asked what it is he particularly values and enen suite bathrooms, as well as a guest apartjoys about his design, the architect responds: “I ment comprising two more en suite bedrooms especially like the process of moving through and a kitchenette. There is also a staff apartthe house. It is very cinematographic: starting ment with further en suite bedrooms. with the long driveway down to the house, then The creative minds behind this vision of a the scenic entrance with the water features, home planned the retreat close to Marbella as framed by large oaks. What follows is the enone holistic entity, from the architecture to the Diego Tobal (Tobal Arquitectos) says trance hall, which visually incorporates the sea interior design, through to the layout of the garhe had a lot of fun planning ‘El Ciprés’ into the house. To the left and right the two dens and the design of the outdoor pool and and that its atmosphere is casual. most important social spaces open up: the livbarbecue area. Diego Tobal is most interested in making the connection with the stunning surrounding countrying room and the kitchen/living space with its high ceilings and wonside: “The house reflects the way in which we live in an area blessderful views. I could go on and on here, everything is focused around ed with so many of the greatest wonders found in nature: the sea, the this scenic experiencing.” he designers at Tobal Arquitectos have  combined a very congently rolling hills, the lush greenery, and the various golf courses temporary design approach with traditional elements, such as that also form part of the scene. The uplifting feeling that comes from the Andalusian pitched roof with terracotta slates. These help spending time up here in this place – many different aspects of that to connect the house to its surroundings and imbue it with a spefeeling have deeply influenced our design.” cial character. The white stone walls, which feature inside and outEnsuring that the house felt contemporary was an important priside the house as a rather rustic stylistic device, are also typical for ority for the architect. But, at the same time, he wanted it to convey the sense that it had somehow always been there and a part of the region – and create a sense both of charm and of steadfastness. They also form an interesting contrast to the oversized dark grey the surroundings since time immemorial. “We always progress in slabs of fossil stone. Inside, oak and other hardwoods were used for a project according to the principle that a house needs to be timeless and this is reflected in the look and feel of both the architecture the floors and ceilings in numerous rooms. Diego Tobal explains their use by the fact that these materials tone and the interior design.” down the extraordinary spatial experience of the interiors and proThe collaboration with the clients inspired him to design ‘El Ciprés’, vide for good acoustics. He says: “Our houses always strive to be cosy as a thoroughly modern villa with some very special characteristics. and relaxed in character. Materials play an important role in this. Diego Tobal reveals: “We worked carefully and meticulously with the Each angle has been carefully designed to be a combination of spaowners to create a home that not only looks good, but is also very practial and sensory experience, with different ceiling heights and intertical and works like clockwork at the same time. It was also greatly ennal roof forms that bring about different impressions and moods: joyable realising the vision together on this project.” othing, absolutely nothing has been left to chance in this house.  Every

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Windigo Village

Exceptional Resort in the Heart of Majestic Nature

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urrounded by the spectacular nature of the Laurentians, with the Baskatong Reservoir as its horizon (a splendid body of water spanning some 420 km2), Windigo seduces with its endless outdoor opportunities. The resort or private club on offer here would be ideal for varied activities. Its approx. 9 km2 (2,260 acres) of wild forest and approx. 22 km (74,000 ft) of shoreline boast beautiful buildings, cottages, condos, marinas and sandy beaches. Each season gracefully reveals its deepest splendour. The sale includes the restaurant, reception building, 15 condos, five cottages, several lots already divided up, undeveloped land, woodland, equipment, and more. Both within the confines of Windigo Village itself and in the Devil Mountain Regional Park, the surrounding nature offers an inexhaustible playground for outdoor enthusiasts.

CANADA, QUÉBEC  PRICE  CAD 10,000,000 + GST/QST  LAND APPROX. 2,260 acres  NO. OF LIVING UNITS 20  E&V ID CA-0029ST  CONTACT  ENGEL & VÖLKERS MONTRÉAL/ QUÉBEC (CA) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC.   FÉLIX JASMIN TEL. +1 514 886 6620  E-MAIL FELIX.JASMIN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

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his extraordinary freehold private island in St. Vincent and the Grenadines is considered the last truly picture-perfect, undeveloped island in the Caribbean. The approx. 376 acres may be developed as a private residence or boutique resort. Situated safely outside the hurricane belt in the midst of premier sailing waters, Bequia, Canouan and the exclusive island of Mustique are all within easy reach, bringing

accessibility and infrastructure including private and commercial airport facilities. The island is blessed with white sandy beaches, five distinctive bays, verdant tropical vegetation, dramatic peaks, and breathtaking views. The bays on the windward side are guarded by shore reefs that protect the island against storm surges and offer excellent conditions for swimming and snorkelling.

CARIBBEAN, ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES PRICE  EUR 45 MILL.  LAND APPROX. 376 acres  E&V ID E-002VM4  CONTACT ASPEN (US) PORTFOLIO ASPEN PROPERTIES, LLC – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC.   ROSE ANN LEINER TEL. +1 970 948 7266 E-MAIL ROSEANN.LEINER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

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Yountville Napa Valley Compound

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panning some 7 acres and bordering Yountville, this luxury estate is tucked amidst an expanse of valley floor vineyards and includes a hobby vineyard of its own Cabernet Sauvignon. Sitting above a large 3/4 acre koi pond, the main residence is an approx. 7,700 ft2 modern farmhouse masterpiece with every desirable amenity imaginable. It boasts an indoor/outdoor living experience that is out of this world, with five en suite bedrooms, an office, and gym. The glass wine tower in the living room is a stunning architectural marvel. A wine cellar, bar, recreation room, and theatre all enhance the pleasures afforded. Other amenities in this captivating compound include an approx. 1,250 ft2 guesthouse, a four-car garage with an approx. 1,300 ft2 loft, a recreation barn/poolhouse, a pool, spa, and outdoor kitchen pavilion.

USA, CALIFORNIA  PRICE USD 14.75 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 10,250 ft2  LAND APPROX. 7 acres  E&V ID E-002W1J  CONTACT  NAPA VALLEY (US) SAN FRANCISCO REAL ESTATE, LLC – LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC.    PAVI MICHELI TEL. +1 707 738 2219  E-MAIL PAVI.MICHELI@ENGELVOELKERS.COM  WILL DENSBERGER TEL. +1 707 483 7889  E-MAIL WILL.DENSBERGER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

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Majorca

Jewel on the West Coast of the Tramuntana

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he origins of this sensational estate date back as far as the 13th century. In 1983, the former winery was awakened from its slumber. The result is reflected in the impressive entrance hall, which leads through to a spacious and luminous living area featuring imposing archways and historic detailing. Other interiors include an open plan studio area with a dining and a conference table, plus a gallery and a library. The ground floor also includes the fully fitted Majorcan-style kitchen and a charming, covered terrace, as well as a cosy guest wing with a private terrace with sea views. The first floor presides over five sumptuous bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms. This extraordinary property in the ‘Serra de Tramuntana’ mountains conveys a uniquely beautiful atmosphere that has to be viewed and experienced to be truly believed.

SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS  PRICE  EUR 16.5 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 900 m2  LAND APPROX. 530,000 m2  E&V ID W-02BEEL  CONTACT  MALLORCA-DEIÀ (ES) BALEARICS PROPERTY PARTNERS, S.L. – LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH  TEL. +34 971 63 63 63  E-MAIL DEIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

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Majorca

Mediterranean Luxury of the Finest Calibre

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ontemporary luxury living, intelligent floor plans and fabulous panoramic views over the Mediterranean scenery and the sea as far as the picturesque Malgrat Islands – all of this awaits future residents of the unique new urbanisation ‘Sa Puntassa’ in the southwest of Majorca. A sophisticated design concept developed by an international team of architects sets this residential development apart. Luxurious in every

detail, all of the apartments feature large window fronts, high ceilings and an exquisite combination of natural materials and modern design features. The main focus of the project was incorporating the structure as seamlessly as possible into its natural surroundings. The grounds, with various pool and chill-out areas, is planted with Mediterranean vegetation that lends it the special atmosphere of a tranquil oasis.

SPAIN, BALEARIC ISLANDS  PRICE FROM  EUR 955,000  INTERIOR FROM APPROX. 112 m2  NO. OF BEDROOMS FROM 2  E&V ID D-000A1I  CONTACT  MALLORCA-PUERTO DE ANDRATX (ES) ENGEL MALLORCA INVEST, S.L. – LICENCE PARTNER OF BALEAREV GMBH  TEL. +34 971 67 47 80 E-MAIL ANDRATX@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

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Bogogno

Bonora Golf Residence: Prestige on the Golf Courses

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his new building complex is located in the heart of the Bonora Golf Residence, in an extraordinary natural setting just a few kilometres from Ticino Park, Lake Orta, and Lake Maggiore. 37 unique residential units make up this haven, which is surrounded by greenery and imbued with prestige and exclusivity. A characteristic courtyard property hosts the newly built apartments, which offer a top quality

standard both in terms of energy efficiency and architecture. Ideal for golf enthusiasts or for those who enjoy being at one with nature, this residence overlooks two courses, Del Conte and Bonora, designed by the famous architect Robert von Hagge. The clubhouse, with its numerous services, offers a wide range of activities and makes the perfect place to socialise in the open air or unwind in the fabulous spa.

ITALY, PIEDMONT PRICE  EUR 130,000 – 653,000  INTERIOR APPROX. 45 – 227 m2  NO. OF ROOMS 1 – 4  E&V ID D-000BHY  CONTACT  LAVENO/LAGO MAGGIORE (IT) ELLETRE SRL – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L.  TEL. +39 0322 24 93 55 E-MAIL LAVENO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

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Cannobio

‘La Dolce Vita’ on Lake Maggiore

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his exclusive villa on Lake Maggiore near the Swiss border forms the ideal setting to lead a glorious and comfortable lifestyle. The ground floor consists of a grand open plan living area and a kitchen overlooking a beautiful terrace with lake views, as well as a home gym and a guest bathroom. Four bedrooms grace the upper level, all opening to the lake view terrace that is ideally positioned for enjoying both sunrises and sunsets. Two modern bathrooms complete this floor. There is also a guesthouse in the grounds enjoying lake views, with a living room and kitchen, and double en suite bedroom. Planning permission has been granted for the installation of an elevator, sauna and roof garden. At the lakeside, planning is also underway for the construction of a private peninsula complete with a beach, pier and dock.

ITALY, PIEDMONT  PRICE  EUR 2.8 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 240 m2  LAND APPROX. 736 m2  E&V ID W-02AC48  CONTACT  LAGO MAGGIORE (IT) ELLETRE SRL –

LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L.        TEL. +39 0323 702 44  E-MAIL LAGOMAGGIORE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

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Prague

ARTCUBE – Luxury Living Above the City Rooftops

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ocated in the Rivergate Residence at an upmarket address on the Vltava River, this light-flooded and multi-level penthouse boasts spectacular panoramic views of Prague Castle, Vyšehrad and the Old Town. The left central bank of the Vltava River is renowned for being the setting for some of the most beautiful residences in the historic city of Prague. Spanning some 1,400 m2 and with ceilings of up to

11 metres in height, this is without doubt the largest and most prestigious residence in the Czech Republic. It includes membership in the private club and spa, as well as a state-of-the-art wine cellar and eight parking spaces. The original art nouveau building dates back to 1904 and was designed by Ferdinand Šamonil, a renowned architect of the period. It has been meticulously restored and won a ‘Best of Realty 2013’ award.

CZECH REPUBLIC, PRAGUE PRICE  ON REQUEST  INTERIOR APPROX. 1,400 m2  E&V ID W-02F43W  CONTACT PRAGUE (CZ) CESKÁ EUV COMMERCIAL S.R.O. – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS COMMERCIAL GMBH  TEL. +42 02 33 09 10 11 E-MAIL PRAGUEANDEL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

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Keutschach am See A Sought-After Address for 6,000 Years

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eople have been enjoying the mild climate of the ‘Four Lake Valley’ since the Stone Age. This exclusive new development envisioned by the renowned Lilihill Group consists of nine apartments and two penthouses, all with lake views. Luxury interior designs, large window fronts and glass balustrades across wide terraces make the most of the spectacular, unobstructable outlook. All floor layouts have a clear con-

cept perfected down to the last detail. Each residential unit is accessible from the covered car parks at ground level. Top-quality features include charging stations for electric vehicles, cooling ceilings and eco-friendly energy. These homes are ideal as a peaceful primary residence or retirement property, with the jet set life of Lake Wörth, ski resorts, golf courses and the city of Klagenfurt all right on the doorstep.

AUSTRIA, CARINTHIA PRICE  EUR 295,000 – 980,000  INTERIOR APPROX. 66 – 133 m²  NO. OF ROOMS 2 – 5  NO. OF BEDROOMS 1 – 3  CONTACT  ENGEL & VÖLKERS KÄRNTEN (AT) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +43 720 89 02 00 E-MAIL KAERNTEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

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Hamburg

Residence on the Alster Canal

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t is hard to imagine a more wonderful setting for family life – to the northeast of Hamburg, at a prime location along the Alster Canal with its own jetty, a new property has been built with two stylish guesthouses that is both a joy to behold and reside in. The elegant use of bluestone and stately wooden floorboards cannot fail to charm. The main house spans over 300 m² in total, comfortably accommodating a

family with four children. Be it the indoor pool, the three bathrooms or the light-flooded living areas opening to vast terraces – a unique living experience awaits here, surrounded by nature. At the same time, the city’s subway, excellent schools, daycare centres and the Alstertal shopping centre are all nearby. The abundance of mature trees, sunny lawns and the Alster Canal itself all form a superb backdrop to this home.

GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE EUR 2.68 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 416 m2  LAND APPROX. 4,100 m2  E&V ID W-02EEUE  CONTACT  HAMBURG-MARIENTHAL (DE) ENGEL & VÖLKERS ALSTERTAL GMBH – LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 40 370 86 00 00 E-MAIL MARIENTHAL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

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Contemporary Dream Home in Mount Pleasant

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arely does a property come to market that is such a perfect fusion of heritage and contemporary design with magnificent amenities like this home. With two distinctly unique yet complimentary living spaces, 56 & 58 E 5th is an entertainer’s dream home that boasts all manner of modern comforts in a unique setting that makes a beautiful place to call home. The principal residence is an awe-inspiring marriage of design and

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LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. GREG CARROS, ANDREW CARROS & DAVID HUNG  TEL. +1 604 603 5730 E-MAIL GREG.CARROS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

function. It totals more than 5,300 ft2 of interiors that extend over three levels, with city views to be enjoyed from the private panoramic rooftop deck with an outdoor kitchen and bar. An impressive heritage-styled, fully self-contained two-bedroom, three-bathroom infill home is tucked in perfectly at the rear of this property. Complete with a private rooftop patio and a saline pool that make a wonderful haven for relaxing.

REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2012

Vancouver

CANADA, BRITISH COLUMBIA PRICE  CAD 7.7 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 6,688 ft2  LAND APPROX. 0.14 acres  E&V ID CA-0029CI  CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS VANCOUVER (CA)


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1990

Subtle Islands

Two Islands Joined by an Isthmus

CANADA, BRITISH COLUMBIA PRICE USD 24.9 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 11,000 ft2  LAND APPROX. 75 acres  E&V ID CA-00283R  CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS VANCOUVER ISLAND LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. SCOTT PIERCY & JAMES LEBLANC TEL. +1 250 940 2770 E-MAIL  SCOTT.PIERCY@ENGELVOELKERS.COM & JAMES.LEBLANC@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

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his approx. 11,000 ft2 home, with ancillary buildings, is located on the North Island – an approx. 45-acre woodland park. The main house comprises two master suites and two self-sufficient apartments with two bedrooms each, in addition to a great room, library, billiard room, six fireplaces, a chef’s kitchen, farm-style dining, and a home theatre. With a wrap-around stone deck facing the ocean and an inner

courtyard for the morning sun, the main house compound is warm, welcoming, tastefully appointed, and private. The South Island, approx. 30 acres of farm-like terrain, is the site of the approx. 6,100 ft2 equestrian barn, boathouse and float plane hangar, plus the dock and other support structures. Three cabins and a separate apartment, each with two bedrooms, sit on the east and west shorelines of the South Island.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: SHANE RESIDE & DARRYL PALMER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2010

Whistler

Private Gated Lakefront Estate

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nown as ‘Arc-en-Ciel’, this French-inspired residence is set on Alta Lake, bordered by a lakefront park. Blessed with some 80 m (260 ft) of shoreline, the property affords breathtaking mountain and lake views. Less than two minutes from Whistler Village, this private gated estate nevertheless seems a world away from outside life. Old world elegance blends seamlessly here with modern amenities. Examples include a

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CANADA, BRITISH COLUMBIA PRICE CAD 19,999,000  INTERIOR APPROX. 7,280 ft2  LAND APPROX. 1.2 acres  E&V ID CA-0028YT  CONTACT  WHISTLER (CA) THORNHILL REAL ESTATE GROUP LTD. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. MAGGI THORNHILL TEL. +1 604 905 8199  E-MAIL MAGGI.THORNHILL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

restored English pub dating from the 1830s and relocated to the property’s bar, plus a monumental pharmacy cabinet in use in Paris for 100 years and now featured in the kitchen, together with professional-grade appliances. Eight superb French fireplace mantels date from the late 1700s, while the home is also a Gold Medal recipient of an international residential technology award. This is Whistler’s finest lakefront home.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1981

Lacombe County

Gadsby Lake Estates

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his is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create a venerable legacy on one of Alberta’s most significant private estates. Both the Gadsby Lake Residence and the Pelican Lodge with a 9-hole golf facility make up this amazing personal or commercial package. They each offer unparalleled privacy on a combined land plot spanning more than 300 picturesque acres, which also benefits from approx. 1.2 lakefront acres

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CANADA, ALBERTA PRICE  CAD 15.45 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 21,922 ft2  LAND APPROX. 300 acres  E&V ID CA-002757  CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS CALGARY (CA) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC. MARK EVERNDEN TEL. +1 403 829 3776  E-MAIL MARK.EVERNDEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

on the shores of Gadsby Lake. The exquisitely designed interiors of this one-of-a-kind compound span more than 20,000 ft2 and incorporate four master retreats plus a further 13 en suite bedrooms. Other noteworthy highlights include a total of nine beautiful stone fireplaces, an atrium, sauna, indoor pool, library, gym, wine cellar, party room, film room, and seven indoor parking spaces ideal for a car collector.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2009

Oakville

Award-Winning French-Style Château

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his finely crafted, award-winning home evokes a sense of classical elegance and peaceful seclusion from the moment one enters through its double gates. Nestled on one of Oakville’s most coveted streets with approx. 1.15 acres of beautifully manicured lawns and gardens, this large five-bedroom, nine-bathroom residence with over 14,000 ft2 of living space is uncommonly intimate. Completed in 2009, the design,

CANADA, ONTARIO PRICE  CAD 10.5 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 9,465 ft2  LAND APPROX. 1.15 acres  E&V ID CA-0029W0  CONTACT  ENGEL & VÖLKERS OAKVILLE, BROKERAGE (CA) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS CANADA INC.  TEL. +1 905 815 8788 E-MAIL PETER.KOLISNYK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

layout and details of this remarkable and distinguished estate are truly impeccable. They range from hand-milled walnut, wrought iron and bookmatched marble floors to leathered antique marble counters, and soaring ceilings. A harmonious blend of spaces for formal entertaining or casual family gatherings equally pervade. The rear gardens, stone porch and pool with gazebo offer the ultimate in outdoor living.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: RONNIE ARCHER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007

Paradise Island

The Penthouse at Ocean Club Residences & Marina

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et in the exclusive enclave of Ocean Club Estates, ‘The Penthouse at Ocean Club Residences & Marina’ spans over 7,224 ft2 of sheer luxury, surrounded by terraces with sweeping panoramic ocean views. The interiors have been curated in a clean and modern aesthetic with an eclectic mix of styles and materials highlighted with accents inspired by the coastal environs. An art gallery with limestone clad walls, a spacious

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BAHAMAS, CARIBBEAN PRICE  BSD 9.995 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 7,224 ft2  NO. OF BEDROOMS 4  E&V ID FH-00018E  CONTACT  BAHAMAS (BS) BAHAMAS WATERFRONT PROPERTIES, LTD. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. NATASHA VYTHOULKAS TEL. +1 242 328 7777  E-MAIL NATASHA.VYTHOULKAS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

great room with a barrel vaulted ceiling, and exotic materials such as cast glass, hand-chopped mosaics and onyx define this home as a one-ofa-kind masterpiece. The owner of this premier property will be afforded luxurious amenities, a private beach club, a Tom Weiskopf designed golf course, and a private marina, in addition to gourmet dining and spa services at The Ocean Club, a Four Seasons Resort.


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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2006

Santa Ynez

USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE  USD 4.2 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 5,530 ft2  LAND APPROX. 20.38 acres  E&V ID E-002U5M  CONTACT  SANTA YNEZ (US) SBRE, INC.

Sensational Hilltop Estate

LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. KRIS JOHNSTON & SANDY COLLIER TEL. +1 805 689 4777 & +1 805 350 1869  E-MAIL KRIS.JOHNSTON@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

his beautiful custom home coexists as one with its natural environs, in the heart of the countryside and surrounded by wilderness. Built in 2006 by Mark Hemming, this gated estate stands high up on a hill and takes full advantage of the dramatic 360-degree panoramic views that extend far down to the valley floor, overlooking thousands of privately owned acres that include the Sedgwick Reserve. The property is just

a short drive to restaurants, shopping and wine tasting. It boasts 20 ft ceilings, French flooring, exquisite floor-to-ceiling windows, a gourmet kitchen with a large centre island, a sunken wine bar, stone countertops, custom alder wood cabinetry and a patio accessed through retractable glass doors from both the kitchen and dining area. A fabulous rural lifestyle can be led here in uncompromised luxury and comfort.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1991

Montecito

Majestic Tudor-Style Mansion

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ocated inside the secure gates of the exclusive community of Ennisbrook in Montecito, this majestic Tudor-style mansion features sweeping ocean and island views. Old-world craftsmanship and quality materials are combined throughout with recent renovations including wood and Italian stone flooring, as well as strong walls and foundation beams to support the striking slate roof. Wrap-around decks on the

USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE  USD 5.25 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 8,716 ft2  LAND APPROX. 2 acres  E&V ID E-002TNL  CONTACT  SANTA BARBARA (US) SBRE, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. BILLY MANDARINO TEL. +1 805 570 4827  E-MAIL BILLY.MANDARINO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

middle floor and a terraced garden with lush landscaping and fruit trees are ideal for enjoying the Californian climate. The lower floor presides over a home theatre, game room, exercise room, sauna, full bathroom and outdoor Jacuzzi. The property also features water purification and softener systems along with HVAC in four wings. The Ennisbrook community boasts tennis courts, a heated swimming pool and clubhouse.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1990

West Hollywood House of Creation

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estled comfortably above the Sunset Plaza strip, this one-of-a-kind property is an artistic dream. Designed by a world-famous photographer, every room and property feature has been built with comfort in mind and to ignite inspiration and creativity. The spectacular five-storey home is complemented with a master penthouse featuring an en suite bathroom, an in-home gym, rooftop deck, movie screening room, casino

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USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE USD 8.5 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 6,267 ft2  LAND APPROX. 8,376 ft2  E&V ID E-002VYO  CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS WEST HOLLYWOOD (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. JUSTIN JACOBSON TEL. +1 310 892 2673  E-MAIL JUSTIN.JACOBSON@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

room, beautiful Moroccan-style pool with spa and waterfall effect, and an incredible downstairs lounge of approx. 1,597 ft2 in size. A built-in grotto affords unobstructed views of the city and a generously sized walk-in shower doubles as a photography ‘rain room’. With 180° views of Downtown Los Angeles to the ocean, this artist’s retreat is a masterpiece of relaxation, luxury, and the true Hollywood Hills experience.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1965

Incline Village Superb Lakefront Condominium

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his custom remodelled end unit in a small lakefront condominium complex boasts inspiring views of Lake Tahoe. Low maintenance for residents is ensured with a homeowner’s association in place to manage the upkeep of the property’s façade and roof, private sandy beachfront, marina, buoy field and barbecue area, as well as taking care of insurance issues and snow removal. Elegant upgrades include hardwood floors

USA, CALIFORNIA PRICE USD 1.395 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 1,168 ft2  LAND APPROX. 0.2 acres  E&V ID E-002VJS  CONTACT  INCLINE VILLAGE (US) SAN FRANCISCO REAL ESTATE, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF EV REAL ESTATE INC. TEAM SOLI TEL. +1 775 298 5066  E-MAIL SOLITEAM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

throughout the upstairs level, brand new carpet downstairs, new sliding glass doors, a remodelled kitchen with granite countertops, and updated bathrooms. Incline Village is a desirable place in Washoe County on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, home to some of the most stunning mountain retreats in the region. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Lake Tahoe is a playground for any and all outdoor enthusiasts.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ASTRID CARRARO PHOTOGRAPHY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2010

Vail

Where Comfort Meets Luxury

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his luxurious three-bedroom, four-bathroom residence is the perfect place to end a magnificent day in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. With architecture and furnishings inspired by comfort mixed with luxury and lifestyle, the Ritz Carlton Residences offers the highest level of service with unique amenities for complete relaxation. This spacious and sunny home faces south and east, with magnificent

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USA, COLORADO PRICE USD 4.7 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 2,491 ft2  NO. OF BEDROOMS 3  E&V ID E-002VKR  CONTACT  VAIL (US) LAUTENBERG RUDRUD, LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. TYRA RUDRUD TEL. +1 970 376 2258  E-MAIL TYRA.RUDRUD@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

mountain views of the ski slopes, and affords plenty of room throughout. Amenities include an outdoor, year-round pool and hot tub, a fitness room and gym membership, an on-site shuttle service, 24-hour concierge service, ski lockers and storage. The Lionshead Gondola, world-class shopping and dining, five-star spas, and Colorado’s best outdoor activities are all just moments from the doorstep.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2006

Westlake

Modern Mediterranean-Style Estate

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his one-of-a-kind estate has been meticulously transformed thanks to thorough renovation in 2013 costing almost USD 3 million. Natural sunlight streams through new floor-to-ceiling steel doors and windows, filling this home with warmth and calm, as well as highlighting the extraordinary attention to design details and finishes throughout. The open floor plan flows seamlessly inside and out, connecting effortlessly

USA, TEXAS PRICE USD 5.8 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 9,040 ft2  LAND APPROX. 1.205 acres  E&V ID E-002UW5  CONTACT  DALLAS SOUTHLAKE (US) RFT ENTERPRISES, INC. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. ROXANN TAYLOR TEL. +1 817 312 7100  E-MAIL ROXANN.TAYLOR@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

to a backyard filled with tranquillity that offers uncompromised privacy thanks to over 500 trees and shrubs. Other enticing highlights include a pool, spa, firepit, swim-up bar, grotto, trails, gardens, and flowing water. Residents here also enjoy the world-renowned concierge lifestyle afforded by Vaquero in Westlake, Texas, featuring the exclusive 18-hole Tom Fazio course and luxurious club living behind guarded gates.

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Exquisite Waterfront Residence

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his exquisite Mediterranean-style home affords breathtaking views in all directions. The stunning house extends over two levels and more than 5,600 ft2. The open floor plan has glass walls opening onto panoramic views of Lake Pontchartrain. The gourmet kitchen affords all manner of amenities, with a breakfast bar, an eight-burner range, custom cabinetry, a double oven, and a butler’s pantry. Dual master suites with

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LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. DAVID STEWART TEL. +1 985 710 1728  E-MAIL DAVID.STEWART@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

spa-like bathrooms, stunning views and access to a backyard oasis can be found on both levels of the property. The outdoor grounds are an entertainment haven, featuring a sensational pool, a grotto, a Viking outdoor kitchen, and a cabana with fireplace. It is also a paradise for sporting enthusiasts, with a grand deck, a boat lift, jet ski parking, and opportunities to hunt and fish, all just 30 minutes from New Orleans.

REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: LACOSTE PHOTOGRAPHY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2005

Slidell

USA, LOUISIANA PRICE USD 1.5 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 5,621 ft2  LAND APPROX. 0.5 acres  E&V ID E-002VSA  CONTACT  SLIDELL MANDEVILLE (US) ABEK, INC.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CARLOS MOLEJON – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1993

Wellington

Magnificent Estate Just a Hack to Horse Show

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his is an extremely rare opportunity to acquire an amazing 20-acre equestrian estate located next to the Winter Equestrian Festival. Beyond the property’s gates lies a stunning 20-stall barn boasting two tack rooms, two feed rooms, multiple grooming stations, an exquisite lounge and office, as well as an approx. 1,300 ft2 barn apartment with three bedrooms, two bathrooms and two balconies overlooking the

USA, FLORIDA PRICE USD 28.75 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 7,005 ft2  LAND APPROX. 20 acres  E&V ID E-002SVX  CONTACT  WELLINGTON (US) CARR SOLLAK REALTY LLC LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH CAROL A. SOLLAK TEL. +1 561 818 9476  E-MAIL CAROL.SOLLAK@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

estate grounds. Equestrian features include a 240 x 150 ft all-weather riding arena, a grass Grand Prix ring and access to an extensive trail system. The estate comprises two residences featuring classic Mediterranean architecture with refined finishes, including wood beam and coffered ceilings, and top-tier appliances. There are four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms in total, plus a gym, an office, and entertaining space.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: SPACECRAFTING – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1905

Minneapolis

Old-World Character with European Flair

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his remodelled masterpiece preserves its unique period 1900s character, while the latest technologies bring a new vitality to the property. Highlights include original hardwoods, exposed stone and one-of-a-kind light fixtures – plus energy-efficient systems, a home thermostat and electric car chargers. A Swedish compass in the floor of the extended foyer points the way into the heart of this home – the kitchen,

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USA, MINNESOTA PRICE USD 1.5 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 4,300 ft2  LAND APPROX. 0.15 acres  E&V ID E-002VX8 CONTACT  MINNEAPOLIS (US) MINNEAPOLIS LUXURY REAL ESTATE CORP. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. LINDSAY BACIGALUPO TEL. +1 763 350 0022  E-MAIL LINDSAY.BACIGALUPO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

which features quarter-sawn oak cabinets, while a formal dining room boasts the original buffet. Residents can bask in the evening sunshine in the sunroom, or enjoy game days or movie nights in the family room downstairs. Six bedrooms are situated on the top two levels, including the master suite with its own dressing room. The superb Lowry Hill location is close to shops and just moments to the Lake of the Isles.


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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1927

Chicago

Prestigious Renovated Coop Facing Lake Michigan

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erfectly located in Chicago’s historic Gold Coast neighbourhood by Lake Michigan, this residence of over 5,000 ft2 is situated in one of the city’s most exclusive, service-oriented cooperatives. With the help of a well-known New York designer, this home was thoughtfully renovated offering an ideal blend of 1920s craftsmanship and modern amenities. The sun-filled property has superior quality finishes and sweeping lake

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USA, ILLINOIS PRICE USD 3.995 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 5,000 ft2  NO. OF BEDROOMS 4  E&V ID E-002TYD  CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS CHICAGO (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. JENNIFER AMES TEL. +1 312 440 7525  E-MAIL JENNIFER.AMES@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

views. Ideal for entertaining, the main level includes grand living and dining rooms, a handsome wood-panelled library, and a modern kitchen/ family room. There are four spacious en suite bedrooms including a generously sized master bedroom with expansive walk-in closets. This pet-friendly building offers on-site garage parking and is just minutes from the beach, lakefront trail and some of the city’s finest schools.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1886

Chicago

Historic Greystone with Old-World Craftsmanship

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ffering superior quality craftsmanship and modern convenience, this approx. 8,600 ft2 four-storey greystone property has been renovated from top to bottom. Distinguishing features include tall ceiling heights, custom millwork and panelling, herringbone hardwood floors, five fireplaces, and a handcrafted central staircase. Perfect for entertaining, the eat-in kitchen opens to an imported English conservatory and a

USA, ILLINOIS PRICE USD 5.1 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 8,600 ft2  NO. OF BEDROOMS 4  E&V ID E-002T94  CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS CHICAGO (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. JENNIFER AMES TEL. +1 312 440 7525  E-MAIL JENNIFER.AMES@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

marvellous bluestone terrace. The full-floor master suite includes an ornate master bathroom, a dressing room, and a sitting room. Each of the additional bedrooms are en suite and include oversized custom closets. Other amenities include a home theatre, an exercise room, and an attached two-car garage. World-class shopping, dining and schools are within walking distance of this one-of-a-kind home.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2006

New York City

Pristine Home in the Heart of Midtown East

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his is a superb opportunity to live in a pristine, two-corner, three-bedroom, three-bathroom home on the 27th floor of ‘The Veneto’. This approx. 1,922 ft2 residence faces east, south and west and is flooded with sunlight. The expansive 9 ft floor-to-ceiling windows make the most of the panoramic views stretching across the iconic architectural skyline. The spacious layout has been carefully conceived, with winged

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USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 3.195 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 1,922 ft2  NO. OF BEDROOMS 3  E&V ID E-002VUZ  CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS NEW YORK CITY MMC (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. SARAH GABBAY TEL. +1 646 661 2068  E-MAIL SARAH.GABBAY@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

bedrooms and an expansive corner living room. The windowed, eat-in kitchen features custom-designed walnut cabinetry, black granite countertops, frosted glass cabinet doors, and top-of-the-line appliances. The corner master bedroom is light and airy with a large walk-in closet and exclusive master bathroom. Other finishes include hardwood mahogany floors throughout, glass-tiled bathrooms, and UV-protected windows.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1904

New York City

Exquisite Village Townhouse

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his exquisitely renovated multi-family townhouse on a beautiful, prime East Village street offers an appealing blend of old world charm and modern functionality. The approx. 6,884 ft2 home comprises three sensational residences. The lower unit features three floors of living space with three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a recreation/screening room, and a private garden. The formal parlour room with a wood-burning

USA, NEW YORK PRICE USD 10.995 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 6,884 ft2  E&V ID E-002VWZ  CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS NEW YORK CITY MMC (US) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS AMERICAS, INC. GAVRIANI FALCONE TEAM TEL. +1 646 793 3910  E-MAIL GAVRIANIFALCONETEAM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

fireplace and approx. 11 ft ceilings exudes elegance and is perfect for welcoming guests. The upper unit is a stunning, mint-renovated duplex apartment spanning some 2,300 ft2, with three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a landscaped roof deck of approx. 1,000 ft2. Other features include a wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors, exposed brick, new designer bathrooms and a gourmet kitchen overlooking a quiet garden.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B

Portimão

Penthouse with Sea Views in Praia da Rocha

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his brand new penthouse was created after the full refurbishment of three former apartments in a well-situated building. The approx. 220 m2 interior is complemented by large terraces on two levels, bringing the overall space to some 700 m2. The location could hardly be better, in a central yet quiet area, just a few steps from the amazing beach with its impressive rock formations, overlooked by a long promenade

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PORTUGAL, ALGARVE PRICE EUR 1.75 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 220 m2  NO. OF ROOMS 5  E&V ID W-02FGFL  CONTACT  PORTIMÃO (PT) SOHO ALGARVE, LDA. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +351 282 07 11 31 E-MAIL PORTIMAO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

with shops, restaurants and cafés. Built to the highest standards, the penthouse features private lift access, a spacious living/dining area, an open plan kitchen, and four bedrooms. All rooms have direct access to the surrounding terrace where a sauna and Jacuzzi await, in addition to stunning 360° panoramic views of the city, beach, ocean and mountains – all of which culminate to evoke an unusual sense of space and privacy.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1960 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C

Lagos

Casa do Pinhão – A One-of-a-Kind Estate

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his is a unique opportunity to own a property with an unparalleled level of heritage and exclusivity. The property owes its name to its sensational location, where the fortress known as ‘Bateria do Pinhão’ that served to protect the city once stood. Set at the top of the steep ochre cliffs that stretch along the coast towards ‘Ponta da Piedade’, this fabulous property affords breathtaking 180° views of the sea and the Bay

PORTUGAL, ALGARVE PRICE  EUR 5 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 553 m2  LAND APPROX. 3,203 m2  E&V ID W-025PVN  CONTACT  LAGOS (PT) SOPC – 3 – ACTIVIDADES IMOBILIÁRIAS, LDA. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +351 282 24 95 17 E-MAIL LAGOS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

of Lagos. The main residence itself, which boasts private access to the sea and to a small private island, consists of two floors with a total of nine rooms. The ground floor presides over a grand hallway with high ceilings and marble floors, as well as a living and dining room, a fully equipped kitchen, and a small chapel. This listing is arguably one of the finest coastal estates in the whole of Portugal.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2018

Marbella

SPAIN, COSTA DEL SOL PRICE  EUR 2.995 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 628 m2  LAND APPROX. 1,107 m2  E&V ID W-02CEDB  CONTACT  MARBELLA-PUERTO BANÚS (ES) MAZAL REALTY, S.L.

Running Waters – A Spectacular Designer Villa

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uxury and sophistication are hallmarks of this breathtaking contemporary home, situated in a small gated community just a few minutes’ drive from prestigious golf courses, the beach and the famous Puerto Banús. This is a residence built to perfection in every sense. Affording sensational sea and mountain views and presenting modern architecture at its best, this is a genuinely modern home with a fantastic

design and water features all around the house. Integrating chic details with fine materials and stunning decoration, the villa offers six bedroom suites and several sitting areas, lovely gardens with an infinity pool, as well as a whole entertainment level with a cinema room, billiard, and spa with a Whirlpool and sauna. With its privileged location and delightful design, this is the epitome of Marbella 21st century living.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 182 kWh/m2a – ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 37 kWh/m2a – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2007 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E

Castellón

Exceptional Villa with Sea Views

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his comfortable villa enjoys a privileged position in Vinarós, surrounded by greenery and with superb views of the coast. It is just 10 minutes from here to the city, beaches and golf club. The main floor hosts three en suite bedrooms, a living room, an approx. 65 m2 kitchen/ dining room and a large glazed terrace with a summer kitchen. The lower floor comprises a living room for events, a basement area, and a

SPAIN, CASTELLÓN PRICE  EUR 1.15 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 690 m2  LAND APPROX. 1,123 m2  E&V ID W-0294LA  CONTACT  VALENCIA (ES) EV MMC SPAIN, S.L.U. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +34 96 351 78 97 E-MAIL VALENCIA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

bright and airy space that could easily be converted into a guest apartment. The spacious and luminous living area features a fireplace and designer furnishings. In addition to two en suite bedrooms, there is also a sumptuous master suite with a walk-in dressing room, a large bathroom with a shower and bathtub, and doors opening to a sun terrace. It is worth noting the magnificent craftsmanship of the terrace paving.

For more energy information please refer to page 129.

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Splendid Home with Authentic Charm

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his authentic two-storey house was built at the end of the 19th century and is located in the heart of Sitges, just 100 metres from the beach. The property was renovated throughout in 2018, taking care to preserve its historic flair. It has also been fitted with the latest technologies while preserving the original materials wherever possible. Entering on the ground floor, one is greeted by a hallway, an en suite

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bedroom, a kitchen and a dining room that opens out to an enchanting courtyard spanning some 34 m2, which in turn has access to one of the central streets in Sitges. A spiral staircase leads to the upper floor, which presides over a spacious living room with a fireplace and balcony, as well as the master bedroom. The vaulted ceiling boasts impressive wooden beams and a skylight that provides both natural light and ventilation.

For more energy information please refer to page 129.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: SANTI SURIOL – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 137 kWh/m2a – EMISSION 28 kgCO2 /m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1820 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E

Sitges

SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE  EUR 1.1 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 134 m2  LAND APPROX. 109 m2  E&V ID W-02EZA0  CONTACT SITGES (ES) FINEST PROPERTIES S. L.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 164 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1920 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E

Sant Just Desvern

Wonderful Mansion in Superb Setting

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his 1920s residential complex, which was fully renovated in 2012, consists of a main house, an outbuilding for guests and a third building for service staff. The main house is situated on a hillside and conveys the spectacular image of a luxury property. The location is excellent due to its proximity to the access roads leading to Barcelona, the international schools and the town centre. The villa spans some 420 m2 with interiors

SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE  EUR 10.7 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 848 m2  LAND APPROX. 3,700 m2  E&V ID W-02CA7W  CONTACT SANT JUST (ES) EV SANT JUST SL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +34 934 73 54 87 E-MAIL SANTJUST@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

set over three floors. The ground level consists of a hallway, library, dining room, living room, kitchen and bathroom. The master suite with a walk-in closet is situated on the first floor, along with three bathrooms and three bedrooms that open to terraces. The top floor hosts a further sumptuous bedroom with a terrace and bathroom. Other impressive amenities include a five-car garage, a gym, an outdoor pool, and a solarium.

For more energy information please refer to page 129.

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Modernist House By the Sea

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his splendid modernist home is located on the seafront at ‘Sant Pol’ beach, between the towns of Sant Feliu de Guíxols and S’Agaró, and just footsteps away from the luxurious residential area of La Gavina. It is an authentic Mediterranean jewel that extends forward right to the edge of the beach itself. Built in 1908, the property was designed by the famous modernist architect Josep Goday. It comprises six bedrooms,

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three bathrooms, a kitchen, dining room and several living rooms distributed over three different levels. The residence, which is in need of renovation, also boasts some incredible modernist features such as the lovely mosaic tiles and window panes with stained glass windows. It enjoys wonderful sea views and garden vistas. The garden grounds span some 2,175 m² and also formed part of the grand vision of Josep Goday.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 288 kWh/m2a – ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 60 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1908 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: F

S’Agaró

SPAIN, COSTA BRAVA PRICE  EUR 3.5 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 504 m2  LAND APPROX. 2,175 m2  E&V ID W-02EKUM  CONTACT COSTA BRAVA SUD (ES) GEOSS REAL ESTATE SL


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1723

Costa Brava

Catalan Farmhouse Dating from the 18th Century

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his enchanting estate dates back to 1723 and has three floors that give it a special character indeed. Fully appointed and in very good condition, the country house was restored at the end of the 20th century with great attention to detail and using authentic materials. The farmhouse is surrounded by glorious nature, in the heart of the beautiful village of ‘Alt Empordà’, situated on the edge of the old town of Pau. Its

SPAIN, CATALONIA PRICE  EUR 2.95 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 1,480 m2  LAND APPROX. 46,500 m2  E&V ID W-02FGGT  CONTACT ROSES (ES) PRATS & WENDT, S.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +34 972 15 47 96 E-MAIL ROSES@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

plot extends over an area of some 46,500 m² and is divided into three main areas: gardens, olive groves and the farmhouse itself. There is scope to develop the property further. Other highlights of this splendid rural residence include a wine cellar for winemaking and preservation, a bar area with a billiard table, an oil press for the production of olive oil, a stable for rearing horses, and an outdoor swimming pool.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 318 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2001 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E

La Corona de Bolvir House with Stunning Views & Three Plots

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et in sprawling garden grounds, this magnificent residence consists of three plots in total, two with building permits in place, and with panoramic mountain views. The reception area consists of a bright living/dining room with high ceilings in light wood, large windows, a fireplace, and direct access to the porch and garden. The modern kitchen with high wooden ceilings features a light-flooded dining area

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SPAIN, CERDANYA PRICE  EUR 2.99 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 311 m2  LAND APPROX. 6,890 m2  E&V ID W-02AVJ5  CONTACT  CERDANYA (ES) INICIATIVES NOVA ERA SL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +34 972 14 12 06 E-MAIL CERDANYA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

and opens to a patio with a built-in barbecue. The ground floor also plays host to a magnificent bedroom suite opening to the garden, as well as two further bedrooms, two full-sized bathrooms and a guest WC. The attic level presides over a multi-purpose space with sloping ceilings, perfect for use as a recreational area for the whole family. On the lower ground floor there is a fabulous guest suite, laundry, and large garage.

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Marbella SPAIN, COSTA DEL SOL

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 13TH CENTURY

Mendrisio

Manor House with Historic Inner Courtyard

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his is one of the few houses with a large private courtyard in Mendrisio that has been completely renovated. Thanks to careful restoration throughout, the size of the rooms and the features of the various construction periods have remained unchanged, such as the beamed ceilings and the stone architrave. Tradition meets modernity in this property, reflected especially in the modern amenities, the kitchen

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SWITZERLAND, TICINO PRICE  CHF 2.2 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 514 m2  LAND APPROX. 359 m2  E&V ID W-02DSCW  CONTACT LUGANO (CH) EV SWISS PROPERTIES AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG  TEL. +41 91 980 42 60 E-MAIL LUGANO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

appliances, underfloor heating, sauna and modern bathrooms. Design details and finishes have been preserved and upgraded. Renovation began in 1990, and the residence currently finds itself in very good condition. The house is suitable for use as a primary residence with a spacious office, or as a profitable financial investment, such as a B&B operation, thanks to its excellent location and sprawling room layout.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: MARK BAUMGARTNER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1947

Spiez

Exquisite Villa with Impressive Panoramic Views

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his exceptional residence has been built to a high standard of quality and with superb attention to detail. Fully renovated and modernised in 2006, this exclusive gem of a home also features a 1.5-room apartment that could optionally be rented out. The light-flooded interior impresses with full-length window frontages. Open plan rooms provide ample scope for individual living. The dining room is directly alongside the

SWITZERLAND, BERN PRICE  CHF 5.1 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 456 m2  LAND APPROX. 1,996 m2  E&V ID W-025OML  CONTACT BERN (CH) EV MITTELLAND IMMOBILIEN AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG  TEL. +41 31 310 06 70 E-MAIL BERN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

practically designed kitchen, which benefits from plenty of storage space and a walk-in pantry. From the terrace, residents can enjoy the wonderful panoramic outlook over Lake Thun. An absolute highlight of this property awaits on the basement level, where a private wellness area with a sauna and a spa shower can be found. A Whirlpool and an outdoor swimming pool are also on hand for further home relaxation.

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Luxury Attic Apartment with Mountain Views

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his unique apartment is located at the highest point in Dietlikon, near Zurich, with views stretching as far as the Swiss Alps. The penthouse is particularly impressive for its generous dimensions and brightness. It has a carefully conceived floor plan and a stylish, luxurious interior. Upscale materials paired with elegant design create a contemporary atmosphere throughout. The large and light-flooded living/

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dining area and the half-open kitchen with all conceivable appliances are just two highlights of this apartment. Plenty of privacy also awaits outside. The commodious terraces offer ample space for spending hours relaxing in the sunshine and enjoying the superb views. This is an absolute dream home for discerning buyers looking to live in an elegant apartment close to Zurich International Airport and the city of Zurich.

REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE

Dietlikon Near Zurich

SWITZERLAND, ZURICH PRICE  CHF 1.67 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 130 m2  NO. OF ROOMS 4.5  E&V ID W-02EWX0  CONTACT  WALLISELLEN (CH) IMMOBILIEN ZÜRICH NORD AG


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: FREDERIK VAN DEN BERG – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1959

Davos-Schmitten

Residence with Sensational Sun Terrace

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et on an approx. 3,780 m2 plot on a slight slope facing the Albulatal Valley, this property is typical for the region and boasts a garden and a unique guesthouse/garden house. High in quality and filled with local charm, the residence has been created, renovated and maintained with a great deal of care and character. The interiors boast a surprisingly striking design, with superior materials and historical period elements

SWITZERLAND, GRISONS PRICE  CHF 2.5 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 394 m2  LAND APPROX. 3,780 m2  E&V ID W-0233LQ  CONTACT DAVOS (CH) TOP LIVING IMMOBILIEN AG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS WOHNEN SCHWEIZ AG  TEL. +41 81 410 00 30 E-MAIL DAVOS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

incorporated into the space. The garden house presides over an impressive room layout with a modernist feel. The bedrooms and utility rooms here are concealed behind the elegant gable-high living room. An impressive lounge bar in the basement provides space for family recreation of the highest calibre, enhanced still further by the various gardens and terraced seating areas throughout the grounds.

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Lake Millstatt

‘Wohnpark Sonnenplateau’ in St. Wolfgang

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unobstructable panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Plans for individual villas on the plots can be conceived and realised together with experienced and acclaimed architects. St. Wolfgang boasts a famous Romanesque fortified church and two inns. It lies adjacent to an extensive nature reserve with a moor lake, while two 18-hole golf courses and several ski resorts can also be found in the local area. REAL ESTATE COMPANY –PHOTOS: VIECOPTER E.U./FELDKIRCHEN/KTN – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE

his idyllic residential park is situated on a sunny plateau, approx. 800 m above sea level on the ‘Wolfsberg’ mountain. It is close to the southern shore of Lake Millstatt, which is just a short drive or stroll away. There are a very good transport links to the nearby district capital of Spittal a. d. Drau. The fully developed building plots are located on a gentle northern slope enjoying plenty of sunshine and beautiful,

AUSTRIA, CARINTHIA  LAND PRICE FROM EUR 110/m²  LAND APPROX. 503 – 814 m2  CONTACT ENGEL & VÖLKERS MILLSTATT (AT)

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: MARIO HEINZBERGER & MATT BATON – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE

Carinthia

Outstanding Residence

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his unusual property lies nestled in park grounds spanning some 7,119 m². Its semi-circular design, conceived by the renowned Austrian architect H. Ronnacher, is worthy of particularly special mention. Completely refurbished and modernised in 2018, this dream home is captivating for its perfect details, modern elegance and special features throughout. The new stainless steel pool, the tennis court and

AUSTRIA, CARINTHIA PRICE  EUR 1.59 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 382 m2  LAND APPROX. 7,119 m2  CONTACT  ENGEL & VÖLKERS KLAGENFURT (AT) LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +43 720 89 02 00 E-MAIL KAERNTEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

the exclusive outdoor kitchen cater to both recreational enjoyment and a high overall quality of life. The unexpected highlight is the farmhouse parlour with its traditional tiled stove. The spa and fitness area forms a superb oasis within the property. The surrounding lakes are ideal for ice skating in winter. Excellent ski slopes and the 18-hole ‘St. Veit-Längsee’ golf course enhance the year-round recreation on offer still further.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: HWB 45.3 kWh/m2a – TOTAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY FACTOR fGEE 0.65 – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2017

Seefeld in Tyrol

Spectacular Alpine Residence

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oving attention down to the tiniest detail has been combined here with quality materials, select designs, natural stone and antique woods to create a magnificent overall whole that stands resplendently in a wooden chalet style reflecting both contemporary and traditional styles. The total living and utility space on offer spans approx. 420 m² and extends over four floors, three of which are above ground. An

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AUSTRIA, TYROL PRICE  EUR 3.7 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 300 m2  LAND APPROX. 927 m2  E&V ID W-02EZ2F  CONTACT SEEFELD-TIROL (AT) EV IMMOBILIENAGENTUR GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +43 5212 526 39 E-MAIL SEEFELD-TIROL@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

elevator leads from the basement to the top floor. On the ground level there is a reception room and a small apartment currently used as a children’s wing. The first floor hosts the master bedroom complete with a dressing room and a bathroom with a sauna. The living area on the top floor boasts an impressive fitted kitchen and a huge terrace featuring a Whirlpool. There is also underground parking for up to four cars.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CRISTIAN PARRAVICINI – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1886

Lake Como

Enchanting & Historic Villa Overlooking the ‘Gulf of Venus’

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his splendid property overlooking the so-called ‘Gulf of Venus’ is located on the lakefront in Lenno, a famous coastal resort in the municipality of Tremezzina. Built at the end of the 19th century, the villa is set over three levels with a total interior area of some 550 m2. Characteristic and recently restored are the commodious halls on the ground floor with their high, frescoed ceilings and beautifully decorated

ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE  EUR 4.3 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 550 m2  LAND APPROX. 1,100 m2  E&V ID W-02F6WZ  CONTACT  CERNOBBIO (IT) FINEST ITALIAN ESTATES S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L.  TEL. +39 031 51 30 99 E-MAIL CERNOBBIO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

fireplaces. There are six bedrooms in total, all with lake views, as well as three bathrooms. Besides the main kitchen on the ground floor, each level also has its own small service kitchen. The cellar spaces are also very beautiful with vaulted stone ceilings that share their name with the ‘crotti’ typical of the local region. There is also a permit in place for two mooring berths at the dock directly in front of the property.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 198.62 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2001 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G

Lake Iseo

Elegant Apartment with Lake Views in Iseo

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his beautiful apartment enjoying breathtaking views occupies an entire floor of an exclusive residential building directly on the Iseo lakefront, and just a short walk from the centre. The property consists of a bright reception area with a hallway, dining room, elegant kitchen and living room with a fireplace. Wonderful vistas over Lake Iseo can be enjoyed from every room. The sleeping quarters are composed of three

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ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE  EUR 790,000  INTERIOR APPROX. 230 m2  NO. OF BEDROOMS 3  E&V ID W-02BZQB  CONTACT  LAGO D’ISEO (IT) REACTIVE S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L.  TEL. +39 035 91 15 72 E-MAIL LAGODISEO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

en suite bedrooms, in addition to a master bedroom featuring a large walk-in wardrobe and its own bathroom with a luxurious Jacuzzi. Other spaces on offer include a comfortably sized laundry with a balcony and a basement. The property has been exquisitely furnished throughout with immense taste and custom crafted cabinetry, and is notable for its ample marble and parquet floors. A security alarm system is also fitted.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: SOLAR – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2018 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A

Lake Iseo

New Penthouse with Lake View

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his penthouse is situated in a panoramic position on Lake Iseo, in a newly built residential complex that consists of just four units. Thanks to the modern techniques used, the building enjoys an excellent level of energy efficiency that meets the Class A standard. It is equipped with a heat pump, underfloor heating and a cooling system, as well as solar and photovoltaic systems. The living spaces within the apartment

ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE  EUR 320,000  INTERIOR APPROX. 95 m2  NO. OF ROOMS 4  E&V ID W-02CXCG  CONTACT  LAGO D’ISEO (IT) REACTIVE S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L.  TEL. +39 035 91 15 72 E-MAIL LAGODISEO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

are characterised by brightness and spectacular views of the lake and Monte Isola. The interior opens out to a large panoramic terrace ideal for romantic breakfasts enjoying the lake vistas. Served by two comfortable bathrooms and a storage room, the sleeping quarters consist of three large bedrooms: one double bedroom with a balcony and two single bedrooms. The property includes two parking spaces and a private garden.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 14.97 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2016 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A

Milan

ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE  EUR 3.1 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 270 m2  NO. OF BEDROOMS 3  E&V ID W-02EL1N  CONTACT  MILANO CENTRO STORICO (IT) M&M REAL ESTATE SRL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L.  TEL. +39 02 94 43 33 31 E-MAIL  MILANOCENTROSTORICO@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

his beautiful penthouse is situated on the eleventh floor of a new residential complex. The apartment boasts a living area of approx. 90 m2 in size, in addition to an open plan kitchen leading to a service room with a private bathroom, and two bedrooms that preside over both en suite bathrooms and walk-in closets. A balcony runs around the entire apartment, with splendid views to be enjoyed overlooking the

whole city. An approx. 26 m2 basement is included, while two double garages are available at additional cost. This is the perfect solution for those aspiring to live with all the comforts of a luxury hotel, with extraordinary services on offer that include a personal concierge, laundry service, flower delivery, a roof garden, meeting room, fitness suite with a baby club, and video surveillance in the communal areas of the building.

Spectacular Penthouse with 360° Views

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: RAMIRO CASTRO XIQUES – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 226.99 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1900 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G

Bologna

Charming Villa Overlooking the City Centre

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his magnificent Liberty-style villa boasts incomparable views and is located just moments from Porta San Mamolo with convenient links to the historic city centre. The property has undergone a painstaking yet thorough renovation led by the renowned architect Michele De Lucchi, resulting in a perfect fusion between the rationality of the spaces and the typical characteristics of Art Nouveau architecture. The property

ITALY, EMILIA-ROMAGNA PRICE  EUR 3.65 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 560 m2  LAND APPROX. 1,800 m2  E&V ID W-02CQW5  CONTACT BOLOGNA (IT) SAN BERNARDINO S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L.  TEL. +39 051 33 14 60 E-MAIL BOLOGNA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

has an internal elevator that connects the ground floor comprising the kitchen, dining area and service quarters, the first floor dedicated entirely to living space and the bedroom quarters on the top two floors. The enchanting garden spans some 1,800 m2 and surrounds the entire property, ensuring absolute privacy and enjoying stunning views of the city. A large garage for up to four cars rounds off this exclusive residence.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: FRANCESCO FERLIGA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT E.P.I. – ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 131.99 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1500 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E

Verona City

Exclusive Apartment with a Rich Heritage

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his magnificent home occupies the entire ‘bel étage’ level of an historic palazzo building that dates back to circa 1500. It was refurbished throughout in 2012. This work, which took great care to preserve the ancient stuccowork and frescoes dating from circa 1700, has also made full use of the lofty heights of the interiors with the installation of a new mezzanine level. The exclusivity afforded by this property is a quite

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ITALY, VENETO PRICE  EUR 3.9 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 520 m2  NO. OF BEDROOMS 4  E&V ID W-02DV0Z  CONTACT VERONA CITY (IT) QUATTRO S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L.  TEL. +39 045 801 30 26 E-MAIL VERONACITY@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

unique experience indeed, be it walking on the precious parquet floors between the two great halls or sat relaxing in front of the warmth of the grand fireplace while admiring the exquisite beauty of the intricate fresco craftsmanship. The apartment also benefits from such appealing features as a terrace, a fitness area, an inner courtyard spanning some 60 m2, and a garage with three parking spaces.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: ANDREA DAL PRATO – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 258.48 kWh/m2a – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G

Lake Garda

Prestigious & Historic Property in Gargnano

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his unique property is located near an ancient ‘limonaia’ in one of the most beautiful areas of Lake Garda. The ground floor hosts the living area, composed of an entrance hall, a living room with a fireplace, a large terrace with spectacular lake views, and a kitchen with a patio. On the first floor there are three bedrooms and three bathrooms, while the attic, on the second floor, can be used as a master bedroom complete with an en

ITALY, LOMBARDY PRICE  EUR 6.2 MILL.  E&V ID W-02FDGN  INTERIOR APPROX. 672 m2  LAND APPROX. 15,000 m2 CONTACT  DESENZANO DEL GARDA (IT) GOLDEN HOUSE REAL ESTATE SRL LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L.  TEL. +39 030 990 73 76 E-MAIL  DESENZANODELGARDA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

suite bathroom. The lower level boasts a small apartment with a kitchen, living room, two bedrooms, and a bathroom. There are also two cellars, as well as a wine cellar on two levels, a tavern, a laundry, and an underground garage. The villa is set in garden grounds spanning some 15,000 m2, which are also home to a separate ‘dépendance’ with a kitchenette, a living room, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a beautiful infinity pool.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS

Potenza Picena

Prestigious Panoramic Villa

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njoying a sensational panorama just a short distance from numerous renowned bathing sites, this luxury villa is elegantly finished with prestigious furnishings and refined in every detail. It is the perfect choice for those seeking a private residence in tranquil surroundings that is not too far away from the sea. The marvellous living area is composed of several interconnected spaces, all of which are flooded

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ITALY, MARCHE PRICE  EUR 1.48 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 430 m2  LAND APPROX. 5 ha  E&V ID W-02E2QK  CONTACT  CIVITANOVA MARCHE (IT) ODD CIVITANOVA MARCHE S.R.L.S. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L.  TEL. +39 0733 47 18 62 E-MAIL CIVITANOVAMARCHE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

with natural light thanks to the various windows overlooking the garden and the adjoining veranda. The park grounds span more than 5 hectares and include both a vineyard and an olive grove. The estate also includes an outbuilding that serves both as a caretaker’s lodge and guesthouse, featuring wooden ceiling beams, a rustic brick fireplace, and wood-burning oven. There is also a cellar and a large garage.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 405.86 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1800 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: G

Asciano

Farmhouse between Crete Senesi and Val d’Orcia

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his elegant country home set between Crete Senesi and Val d’Orcia consists of two buildings surrounded by a lush garden with two swimming pools. The property has been beautifully restored in a Tuscan style and boasts a panoramic terrace with views to Montalcino and the rolling hills. There are two elegant living rooms with a large open fireplace, as well as a dining room, a gourmet kitchen, an informal

ITALY, TUSCANY PRICE  EUR 3.4 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 800 m2  LAND APPROX. 3 ha  E&V ID W-02BED2  CONTACT SIENA (IT) SIENA SHIRE S.R.L. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS ITALIA S.R.L.  TEL. +39 0577 28 84 16 E-MAIL SIENA@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

breakfast/dining room, and two large en suite bedrooms. Six exclusive suites each feature a living area, kitchenette, and their own entrance. Another highlight is the wellness area with a gym, sauna, massage room, and Jacuzzi. The private olive grove produces excellent-quality olive oil. This property is ideal for spending relaxing holidays with family and friends, or creating an attractive destination for tourists.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 121.50 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1988 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C

Sylt

Island Residence with Views of the Dyke

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his substantial thatched property with magnificent views over the meadows as far as the dyke is located in Morsum, very close to the local golf club. The future owners can look forward to wonderful, relaxing holidays and the Sylt sunshine in the natural garden. Renovated in 2018 to an exclusive and modern standard with typical island flair, the open plan and spacious ground floor leaves nothing to be desired when it

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GERMANY, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN PRICE  EUR 5.9 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 480 m2  LAND APPROX. 1,500 m2  E&V ID W-02D75Q  CONTACT SYLT (DE) EV SYLT IMMOBILIEN GMBH & CO. KG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 4651 985 70 E-MAIL SYLT@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

comes to cooking, dining and communal recreation. A large number of windows create a light-flooded ambience throughout and boast spectacular vistas. Five bedrooms offer space for a large family, plus ample room for children to play. Relaxation is guaranteed in the home sauna which is complete with a plunge pool, showers and lounging facilities. A thatched double garage rounds off this exceptional listing.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 177 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1967 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: F

Sylt

Thatched Residence in List

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his impressive property is one of the most well-known houses on the entire North Sea island of Sylt. It enjoys a prominent location in the small municipality of List that is equally scenic as it is spectacular – in the midst of a landscape that is captivating for its outstanding natural beauty. The house affords magnificent panoramic views looking out over the sea and across the extensive dunes. It has a large south-facing

GERMANY, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN PRICE  EUR 12 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 425 m2  LAND APPROX. 2,676 m2  E&V ID W-02DRVI  CONTACT SYLT (DE) EV SYLT IMMOBILIEN GMBH & CO. KG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 4651 985 70 E-MAIL SYLT@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

natural plot. There are miles and miles of pristine beach right on the doorstep here just below the property, ideal for taking relaxing and rejuvenating walks. This exclusive residence comprises a total of 16 truly outstanding rooms, in addition to a double garage in front of the house and five additional outdoor parking spaces. Redevelopment of the plot would also be a possible option available to the future buyer.

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Individual Architect-Designed Home on the ‘Alsterquelle’

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his new and carefully conceived property was built in one of the most exclusive locations north of Hamburg. The famous Alster has its source just a few hundred metres away. The extravagant architectural design is an effective synthesis of form and function, dominated by warm colours and curved forms. The entrance area welcomes residents with an impressive room height of approx. 7 m. An open staircase provides

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a view of the first floor gallery space. The living area on the ground floor is highly impressive in itself, with a luxury interior of approx. 90 m2. The open plan kitchen features a cooking island, as well as top-quality appliances and furnishings. Meanwhile, the upper floor accommodates four bedrooms and three bathrooms. A small self-contained apartment with a separate entrance would also be ideal for a live-in au pair.

REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 95.9 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2006 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C

Henstedt-Ulzburg

GERMANY, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN PRICE  EUR 995,000  INTERIOR APPROX. 245 m2  LAND APPROX. 1,124 m2  E&V ID W-02E9BK  CONTACT KALTENKIRCHEN (DE) EV NORDERSTEDT IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 4191 919 79 91 E-MAIL KALTENKIRCHEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: JÖRG BUCHER, COOPER COPTER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 90 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: DISTRICT HEATING – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2017 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C

Hamburg

GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE  EUR 6.5 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 210 m2  NO. OF ROOMS 2  E&V ID W-02DMRH  CONTACT  HAMBURG-PROJEKTVERMARKTUNG (DE)

Exclusive Living in the ‘Elbphilharmonie’

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lmost every aspect and detail of this architectural marvel and landmark is unique. Including this 20th floor apartment with its breathtaking panoramic views of the city and River Elbe that cannot be obstructed in any way. With such finishes as handcrafted oak planks, Carrara natural stone, state-of-the-art air conditioning, and the latest lighting and sound technology, residents can conduct precisely the

atmosphere they wish to reside in. The bathroom is also fitted to the highest standard, with natural stone, a flush-floor shower and Axor Citterio fixtures. Other highlights include the exclusive kitchen, a sauna and two storage rooms. Thanks to its separate entrance, a separate garage for residents and lobby with a concierge service, these discerning living quarters are quite distinct from the public areas of the building.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 147 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1936/2007 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E

Hamburg

Classic Meets Modern at Prime Address in Groß Borstel

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his detached property was built in 1936 on a plot spanning some 635 m². It was extended in 2007 with the addition of a loft-like space extending along the rear elevation of the house. At the same time all interiors underwent extensive refurbishment. The five main rooms total some 150 m² in area, in addition to the converted attic level. Besides the entrance hall, the ground floor comprises a kitchen and the light-flooded

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GERMANY, HAMBURG PRICE  EUR 1.39 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 150 m2  LAND APPROX. 635 m2  E&V ID W-02F7KO  CONTACT  NIENDORF/SCHNELSEN (DE) REMY WOHNIMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 40 559 75 40 E-MAIL NIENDORF@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

extension that overlooks a beautifully landscaped garden, as well as two further rooms connected via sliding doors, with a modern fireplace. A wooden staircase leads to the upper floor, which features a large open plan space. Another interior wall could easily create a second room here, while a large modern bathroom on this level is already a matter of course. There is also a garage and a basement under part of the house.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 19.6 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2014

Rastede

Exclusive Penthouse Near Oldenburg

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ituated in the splendid palace gardens of Rastede, this dream home presents itself with an impressive appointment standard and beautiful views of the natural surroundings. The open plan loft concept with room-high windows and an excellent energy efficiency standard boasts an ingenious architectural design around a central wooden structure and dispenses with doors entirely. The bright and grand entrance hall

GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE  EUR 799,000  INTERIOR APPROX. 179 m2  NO. OF ROOMS 4  E&V ID W-02CALC  CONTACT  OLDENBURG (DE) JMS IMMOBILIENMANAGEMENT GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 441 361 18 90 E-MAIL OLDENBURG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

flows onto a luxury kitchen and a spacious living/dining area complete with an elegant gas fireplace. The spa treats owners to the comforts of a sauna, Whirlpool and fully glazed shower facilities. Smart home systems are adjusted via iPad and allow for a wide range of control options. This exceptional property is rounded off by a state-of-the-art security system and a huge roof terrace with an outdoor kitchen and pool.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 9 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1994 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A

Near Lüneburger Heide Luxury Living for the Most Discerning Standards

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his exceptional architect-designed property was built in 1994 on a plot spanning approx. 12,000 m². It affords living comforts of the most sophisticated standard. The two-storey mansion impresses with a generously dimensioned interior layout. Highlights such the large reception hallway with an elegant staircase and elevator leading to the first floor, the approx. 115 m² living room with a superb fireplace, and

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GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE  EUR 950,000  INTERIOR APPROX. 687 m2  LAND APPROX. 12,000 m2  E&V ID W-02EOQT  CONTACT  VERDEN (DE) SCHNEIDER IMMOBILIEN GMBH & CO. KG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 4231 904 70 90 E-MAIL VERDEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

a wellness and fitness area leave nothing to be desired. The master bedroom suite boasts a large walk-in dressing room, a commodious bathroom, and a loggia. The upper level also presides over a guest bedroom with an en suite bathroom, a library, and access to a self-contained apartment of some 100 m² in size. A separate garage wing for three cars and another double garage offer plenty of flexible options for use.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CHRISTIAN WYRWA – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 159.7 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1998 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E

West of Hanover Family Residence in Schaumburg

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his elegant family home is situated in an exclusive hillside location, some 30 minutes’ drive west of Hanover’s city centre. Built in 1998, it is surrounded by a terraced garden. A double garage, a swimming pond and a large designer timber house all make up the property, which extends over four floors. The entrance hall features a gallery and reaches up the entire height of the house. The open plan ground floor with its

GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE  EUR 885,000  INTERIOR APPROX. 385 m2  LAND APPROX. 1,557 m2  E&V ID W-02DEVO  CONTACT  WUNSTORF (DE) DIRK VON BUTTLAR IMMOBILIEN LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 5031 96 20 00 E-MAIL WUNSTORF@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

floor-to-ceiling windows enjoys splendid views in various directions out across the valley. One highlight of the living area is the striking round chimney. The two upper floors can accommodate up to five bedrooms in total, while the basement comprises office and storage rooms, as well as an extravagant hobby and wellness area with its own terrace. Technical sophistication and security have been given top priority throughout.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 105.40 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1992 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: D

Friesland Region

Gracious Property Close to the North Sea

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his idyllic property is located between Jever and Wilhelmshaven, not far from the North Sea coast and the East Frisian Islands. Its elegant architecture is an inspiration to behold. The ground floor of the main house comprises a hallway, kitchen, utility room, guest WC and shower, as well as a luxurious living/dining area featuring Italian fine stone. A designer fireplace and a second fireplace set into the wall provide for

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GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE  EUR 495,000  INTERIOR APPROX. 300 m2  LAND APPROX. 1,942 m2  E&V ID W-02C9L5  CONTACT JEVER (DE) E+V DIRK MÖHLE E. K. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 4461 984 33 00 E-MAIL JEVER@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

a cosy and welcoming ambience throughout. The upper floor presides over two bedrooms, a full bathroom, gallery and sauna. A generously sized, roofed terrace, and a garden with a pond and log cabin leave nothing to be desired. There is also a separate hobby/studio building of some 70 m2 with a gallery and kitchen, in addition to a separately accessible apartment above the double garage with a workroom.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 58 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS

Norderney

Exclusive Apartment Close to the Beach

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his exceptional ground floor apartment was completely renovated in 2015 and is impressive both for its size and exclusivity. The property presides over two bedrooms, a large bathroom, and a guest bathroom. The spacious living area incorporates an open plan kitchen and dining area, as well as opening out to a tranquil outdoor terrace, which forms a wonderful setting in which to relax. This terrace spans some 20 m²

GERMANY, LOWER SAXONY PRICE  EUR 1.02 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 91 m2  NO. OF ROOMS 3  E&V ID W-02DJCP  CONTACT NORDERNEY (DE) SÜDLICHE NORDSEE IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 4932 869 68 60 E-MAIL NORDERNEY@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

in total and is just perfect for enjoying barbecues at home. Additional storage space, for example for prams or equipment, is offered in the property’s cellar. The apartment is sold including all of its furnishings and inventory. Each of the interiors are fitted with superior-quality parquet flooring and underfloor heating. The light-flooded and welcoming interior design of this home enhances its appeal still further.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 25 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2014 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A

Muldestausee

Exclusive Bauhaus Property Next to Nature Reserve

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his Bauhaus residence spans approx. 610 m² of living and utility space, all designed in a purist-inspired architectural style. Built in 2014, every detail of its appointment has been selected with loving care and attention. The automobile workshop on the ground floor offers ample space for several cars. The upper floor with its approx. 300 m² of interiors combines brightly lit rooms and first-class materials. Mean-

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GERMANY, SAXONY-ANHALT PRICE  EUR 1.585 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 300 m2  LAND APPROX. 2,742 m2  E&V ID W-02EHGX  CONTACT  HALLE (DE) EUV IMMOBILIEN SACHSEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 345 470 49 60 E-MAIL HALLE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

while, the expansive, roofed terraces and the large, fully enclosed garden grounds afford excellent views of the adjacent floodplain scenery. This dream home is also fitted with the very latest energy-efficient technologies, including an air heat pump with solar thermal power, underfloor heating, air conditioning, electric door and gate systems, a security alarm, and a sprinkler system for the lawns and greenery.


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Bad Nauheim

Modern Loft in Historic Walls

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his exceptionally beautiful property just outside Frankfurt is a former barn that dates back to the 18th century and is now listed for its historical importance. It was fully refurbished and converted in 1995, creating a symbiosis of historical and contemporary materials and style elements, all of an outstanding quality standard. The use of glass in the outer walls, framed in steel, provides the interiors with

GERMANY, HESSE PRICE  EUR 749,000  E&V ID W-029D4S  INTERIOR APPROX. 230 m2  LAND APPROX. 617 m2 CONTACT  BAD NAUHEIM (DE) EV IMMOBILIEN BAD NAUHEIM-TAUNUS GMBH & CO. KG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 6032 92 52 10 E-MAIL BADNAUHEIM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

ample light and a distinctive spatial atmosphere. The open plan design on the ground floor lends a sense of space and exclusivity. This is also present on the upper floor, which has been extended up to the gable. The beautiful natural slate floor on the ground level merges seamlessly with the gorgeous outdoor terrace. A small pond with a sun terrace rounds off the idyllic setting on offer in this architectural gem of a home.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: MARKUS AATZ – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 75 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1965 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B

Königstein

Elegant Living in a Prime Location with Fabulous Views

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ocated at a sought-after and family-friendly address in Königstein, this property meets the highest standards in terms of design and quality. It was refurbished throughout in 2016 with exceptional attention to detail and is now ready for immediate occupancy. The spacious and light-flooded living and dining area with its large window frontage affords superb views of Königstein Castle and the local ‘Feldberg’

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GERMANY, HESSE PRICE  EUR 1.98 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 225 m2  LAND APPROX. 527 m2  E&V ID W-028S4A  CONTACT KÖNIGSTEIN (DE) EUV TAUNUS GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 6174 959 00 E-MAIL TAUNUS@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

mountain. A modern, open plan luxury kitchen, attractive floorboards, underfloor heating, elegant bathrooms, and various custom built-in cupboards offer all manner of comfort. A large outdoor pool, a glass sauna and a Jacuzzi each invite residents to relax and unwind. The elegant simplicity of this home overall, combined with the choice of colours and materials, forms the basis for an utterly harmonious ambience.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: DAVID STRASSBURGER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 90.19 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: DISTRICT HEATING – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1999 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: C

Frankfurt

Loft-Style Duplex Apartment on the River Main

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his superb duplex apartment is located on the top levels of a unique and immaculately kept riverfront property. The rooms inside are captivating from the very first moment, thanks to their loft-like character with ceiling heights of almost 5 m. A combined living/dining area with an open fireplace and integrated kitchen has been brought to life here. The large window front can be fully opened, creating one large space

GERMANY, HESSE PRICE  EUR 1.1 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 120 m2  NO. OF ROOMS 2.5  E&V ID W-02F2CC  CONTACT  FRANKFURT (DE) GDA-IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 69 24 44 49 49 E-MAIL FRANKFURT@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

that merges the interior with the approx. 21 m² balcony overlooking the city’s Henninger Tower, ‘Deutschherrnufer’ riverfront, and municipal forest. Only a few steps lead up from here to the gallery, which is ideal for use as an office or studio. A spiral staircase leads to the lower level, which hosts the bedroom quarters and a daylit bathroom complete with a bathtub and shower. An underground parking space is also available.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 73.82 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1993 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B

Seeheim-Jugenheim

GERMANY, HESSE PRICE  EUR 1.59 MILL.  E&V ID W-02DVJC  INTERIOR APPROX. 335 m2  LAND APPROX. 4,266 m2 CONTACT 

Exclusive Villa Set in Expansive Grounds

HESSISCHE BERGSTRASSE (DE) EUV HESSISCHE BERGSTRASSE GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 6251 84 82 50 E-MAIL  HESSISCHEBERGSTRASSE@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

his outstanding property is situated on a park-like plot in a sought-after hillside location. Its orientation provides a high degree of privacy, while the timeless amenities and lofty room heights underline its prestigious and open character. Full-length panoramic windows open out to terraces and balconies that overlook the immaculate garden grounds, the pool and the magnificent natural surroundings. The two other levels

of the house accommodate bedrooms, guest quarters and a home spa. A separate, self-contained apartment complementing the main residence spans approx. 50 m² and comes complete with a bathroom and a large balcony. The superb condition of the property and the adjoining forest will inspire nature lovers and those looking to lead a sophisticated home life in tranquil surroundings while still enjoying proximity to urban life.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 55.60 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2014 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: B

Bochum

Architect-Designed Home with Impressive Views

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esigned in the Bauhaus style, this detached family residence was built on a plot spanning approx. 595 m² in the Stiepel neighbourhood of Bochum. The interiors total approx. 266 m2 in size and perfectly encapsulate the idea of a superb quality of home life – with open plan, light-flooded living levels featuring floor-to-ceiling window frontages and sleek design elements. The protected entrance hallway opens up

GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.495 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 266 m2  LAND APPROX. 595 m2  E&V ID W-02EW3T  CONTACT BOCHUM (DE) EV BOCHUM HATTINGEN IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH  TEL. +49 234 60 29 06 20 E-MAIL BOCHUM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

to reveal the ground floor level, which exudes a sense of spaciousness, style and elegance. There is plenty of room here for living, cooking and dining. An oak staircase leads to the upper floor, which consists of three bedrooms, an en suite bathroom, and a balcony with far-reaching views. A large fitness room complete with a sauna and a host of luxurious details throughout underline the outstanding quality of this home.

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Exceptional Property Directly on the Rhine

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his outstanding and unique residence in Duisburg-Baerl dates back as far as 1790. It is located in direct proximity to the River Rhine. The main building underwent extensive renovation work in 1986. The individual and special character of the property is reflected in each of the cosy interiors that extend over several floors. A spa-like bathroom complete with a Whirlpool is also on hand. The grounds boast beautiful

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views of the water and are surrounded by broad expanses of dyke and meadow areas. This natural paradise is also concealed from outside view, giving it the added benefit of uncompromised privacy. The property is a rarity on the market thanks to its historical details that include refurbished window shutters, a beautiful old entrance door, a charming vaulted cellar and woodwork detailing throughout.

REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 131.40 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1790

Duisburg-Baerl

GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 750,000  INTERIOR APPROX. 381 m2  LAND APPROX. 4,712 m2  E&V ID W-02DYFC  CONTACT MÜLHEIM (DE) EV MÜLHEIM IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH  TEL. +49 208 884 84 00 E-MAIL MUELHEIM@ENGELVOELKERS.COM


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 188.60 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1955 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: F

Dortmund

One-of-a-Kind Home in Prime Location

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his classic residence is situated in a tranquil setting, surrounded by park-like grounds at the end of a private road. The garage with parking spaces is accessed via a private driveway. A grand flight of steps leads up to the front door, which opens into the hallway complete with a cloakroom and guest WC. The view from the light-flooded living/ dining area looks out over the beautiful park-like garden with its mature

GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE EUR 1.45 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 286 m2  LAND APPROX. 4,635 m2  E&V ID W-00BVXQ  CONTACT  DORTMUND-SÜD (DE) STEPHAN NEUKÖTTER IMMOBILIEN LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH  TEL. +49 231 950 29 00 E-MAIL DORTMUNDSUED@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

trees and huge rhododendron bushes. An indoor swimming pool and private tennis court are yet more highlights, while the outlook adds to the enjoyment of relaxing at home in absolute privacy. On the first floor there are three more comfortable rooms, in addition to a large bathroom with a corner spa bathtub and a shower. A separate duplex apartment presents a range of different possible options for use.

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Grand Residence in the Countryside

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his beautiful industrialist’s mansion was destroyed in 1945 and rebuilt from the foundations up in 1945. It was extended in the 1990s with the addition of a conservatory and both indoor and outdoor fireplaces. The attic level was converted just a few years ago. The many windows throughout, many of which are floor-length, create a pleasant home ambience within and make the most of the fantastic park views.

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The size and layout of the rooms and the architectural details are all reflective of the property’s grand character. The park-like grounds are very well maintained, with various terraces and seating areas. The sunny and peaceful location in the heart of meadows and woodland enhances the exclusivity of this property still further. The district town of Olpe can be reached from here in approx. 30 minutes by car.

REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 179 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL

Sauerland

GERMANY, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA PRICE  EUR 925,000  INTERIOR APPROX. 290 m2  LAND APPROX. 15,300 m2  E&V ID W-02F4P2  CONTACT SIEGEN (DE) IMMOBILIENHANDELSGESELLSCHAFT DÖMER M.B.H. LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS NRW GMBH  TEL. +49 271 384 56 00 E-MAIL SIEGEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: JOEL HIEBER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 162.1 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2002 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E

Mengen

Unique & Overwhelming

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et on a centrally located plot spanning some 1,300 m², the Roman Museum built in 2002 has been converted into a first-class residential building that captivates with its uniqueness. Entering the house through the 15 x 13 m glass porch is spectacular in itself. The approx. 703 m² of living space are filled with mostly original details from the film world and many preserved relics of the Roman Museum. An Atmos audio

GERMANY, BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG PRICE  EUR 2.95 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 703 m2  LAND APPROX. 1,300 m2  E&V ID W-02EPMT  CONTACT  ÜBERLINGEN (DE) GBS IMMOBILIEN ÜBERLINGEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 7551 944 58 44 E-MAIL UEBERLINGEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

system allows residents to literally immerse themselves in films in the private comfort of home. Sustainable and upscale materials such as the wooden beam construction and the exposed concrete give this residence a loft-like feel, while the extraordinary finishes and the two fireplaces convey a sense of comfort and cosiness. Furnishings and exhibits can also be purchased along with the property.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 143.2 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GAS – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 1930s – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: E

Nuremberg

Exclusive Townhouse in Erlenstegen

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his luxurious property in the sought-after ‘coffee mill’ style is located in Nuremberg’s most exclusive neighbourhood. Its generously conceived layout plan means each room enjoys ample space. The residence was built in the 1930s, extensively renovated in 2004, and finished with contemporary features and detailing. The ground floor comprises a living/ dining room that opens to terraces facing south and east, as well as a

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GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE  EUR 2.285 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 241 m2  LAND APPROX. 660 m2  E&V ID W-02EADK  CONTACT NÜRNBERG (DE) TELKÄMPER IMMOBILIEN GBR LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 911 58 07 79 90 E-MAIL NUERNBERG@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

kitchen, a study, and a guest WC. A beautifully preserved staircase leads to the two upper floors. There are five bedrooms in total, in addition to a dressing room, two modern bathrooms and another guest WC. High-quality parquet flooring has been laid throughout. The garden has been landscaped in an elegant and low-maintenance way. The garage and the entrance gate are both controlled electrically.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CHRISTINE DEMPF – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY CONSUMPTION CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION 198.2 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 18TH & 19TH CENTURY – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: F

Near Munich

GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE  EUR 4.4 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 523 m2  LAND APPROX. 1,408 m2  E&V ID W-02CYJ4  CONTACT  MÜNCHEN-WALDTRUDERING (DE)

Unique & Historic Farmhouse Ensemble

E&V MÜNCHEN SÜDOST IMMOBILIEN GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 89 42 07 79 90 E-MAIL  MUENCHENWALDTRUDERING@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

his gorgeous property consists of an historic wooden chalet built in the 18th century and painstakingly relocated from Lower Bavaria to the greater Munich area in its original condition in the 1980s and 90s, as well as a small farmhouse dating from the early 19th century. It would make the ideal home for an extended family or two families, or for combining home and work life. The city of Munich is only an approx.

20-minute drive away. During reconstruction, great attention was paid to every last detail, such as the installation of a fireplace spolia dating from 1450. A professional-standard kitchen completes the ensemble, along with a small guesthouse that has been lovingly furnished. Attention has also been paid here to ensuring all structures are environmentally sound with regard to building protection and conservation.

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REAL ESTATE COMPANY – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE IS NOT AVAILABLE – LISTED FOR ITS HISTORIC SIGNIFICANCE – ENERGY SOURCE: OIL

Allgäu

Castle in Füssen-Hopferau

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isted as a historic monument, Hopferau Castle is located near the Hopfensee lake and the world-famous castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. The oldest castle in the region, it currently serves as a modern, innovative 4-star hotel with a seminar and event centre. The property, which was redesigned in a late Gothic style in 1830, underwent thorough renovation between 1999 and 2004 with the

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GERMANY, BAVARIA PRICE  EUR 4.9 MILL.  E&V ID W-02ESDC  TOTAL UTILITY SPACE APPROX. 1,811 m2  LAND APPROX. 16,980 m2  CONTACT KEMPTEN (DE) EV KEMPTEN GMBH & CO. KG LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 831 960 79 00 E-MAIL KEMPTEN@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

addition of an elevator. Refurbishment has brought a new splendour to the knight’s hall with its wedding room, banquet hall, foyer and famous stairwell. The ‘Konrad Zuse’ seminar room boasts the latest technologies. The original castle kitchen, a wine tavern, bar, restaurant, beer garden and gardener’s lodge all provide for recreation and relaxation. The east wing houses 14 elegant hotel rooms and a top-floor apartment.


REAL ESTATE COMPANY – PHOTOS: CHRIS STEURER – ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE: ENERGY REQUIREMENT CERTIFICATE/ TOTAL FINAL ENERGY REQUIREMENT 16.9 kWh/m2a – ENERGY SOURCE: GEOTHERMAL ENERGY – YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION: 2008 – ENERGY EFFICIENCY CLASS: A

Reichersbeuern

Exceptional Dream Home in a Contemporary Design

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ts modern architecture, design and appointments make this house quite special indeed – and quite unique in the ‘Tölzer Land’ region. Light was a central consideration during its conception. Large windows, the generously dimensioned layout, extra-high ceilings and understated finishes allow for a space to breathe and focus attention on the essence of this property – as a purist work of design with a feel-good flair. Domestic

GERMANY, UPPER BAVARIA PRICE  EUR 1.85 MILL.  INTERIOR APPROX. 240 m2  LAND APPROX. 1,000 m2  E&V ID W-02E3GQ  CONTACT  BAD TÖLZ (DE) EUV OBERLAND RESIDENTIAL GMBH LICENCE PARTNER OF ENGEL & VÖLKERS RESIDENTIAL GMBH  TEL. +49 8041 79 57 60 E-MAIL BADTOELZ@ENGELVOELKERS.COM

technologies with a BUS system, concrete core activation, solar and photovoltaic energy, electric shutters, a security alarm, and more leave nothing to be desired. The municipality of Reichersbeuern lies between Bad Tölz and the Tegernsee lake, on the edge of the Bavarian Alps. Castle Reichersbeuern is home to a selective secondary boarding school. The station is linked to the railway line between Munich and Lenggries.

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Signs of the times: The award-winning Bretterbude hotel on the Baltic owes its success to its no-frills approach.


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Inspired by Simplicity The Bretterbude in the town of Heiligenhafen on the Fehmarn Sound offers its younger clientele uncomplicated and affordable accommodation. It is situated on the shoreline, right next to a peninsula populated by wild birds. Jens Sroka, who conceived the hotel, made his name with the Beach Motel in St. Peter-Ording. The pioneering entrepreneur gives new momentum to the hotel trade on both of Germany’s coasts.TEXT: Henning Kober PHOTOS: Andrea Flak


In the space of just a few years, Jens Sroka has opened half a dozen hotels, giving them distinct, understated themes.

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the e­ dges.” In fact, many older guests also patronize the hotel. “If a out to be a pan-European experience. In Ber70-year-old doesn’t have a problem with us calling them by their first lin, I board a Czech intercity train to Hamname, and with the fact that we use the German word for ‘farmhand’ burg, where I transfer to a Danish train to refer to our employees, they are very welcome here,” Sroka says heading to Copenhagen. We pass through laughing. “On the weekends, there are expensive cars out there in the the city of Lübeck and a little later, I see the parking lot. Our guests like our image and want to be in the kind of first flashes of light reflecting off the grayenvironment we provide for them.” ish-blue sea. After roughly an hour, we reach Over the last two decades, the way many people in Germany travel the city of Oldenburg in Holstein. From has changed. Instead of one long vacation in the summer, people take there, it is just a short bus ride to Heiligenseveral shorter breaks. This has also caused changes in other travel hafen on the Fehmarn Sound – and a revelation. habits, Sroka says. “We have noticed that the crucial factor for guests I walk past brick buildings towards the sea, the street leading me isn’t how many stars a hotel may have, but what sort of lifestyle they down a narrow strip of land to two sand spits. Jangling noises echo experience there.” At the Bretterbude he has dispensed with daily visacross from the marina. Straight ahead there is a pier, and to the right, its from housekeeping – too expensive. They can, however, be added a cluster of three-story houses in various wooden hues, which – on for extra charge. Alternatively, guests can do their own cleaning with closer inspection – form a single development. The Bretterbude [edithe equipment provided on each floor. This system works. The self-service restaurant, however, did not go over well and has been consigned tor’s note: German for “wooden shack”] hotel is reminiscent of places on to history. “People on vacation don’t want to stand in line.” the U.S. East Coast: Maine, Montauk and Martha’s Vineyard. French The sauna and steam room cost extra and you can get a massage for ski resorts also spring to mind. Opened in late summer 2016, the establishment’s offer is simple and alluring: great design, beachfront loa fee. Children and groups are welcome at the hotel, as are dogs. In its cation, affordable prices. first year of operation, the BretterAt the reception in the basebude was voted “Hotel of the Year” ment everyone is on first name by the Hotel Forum in Munich – an annual top-level symposium terms and the check-in formalities are quickly completed. I am that takes place during the Expo handed a small fold-out map inReal, Europe’s largest real estate forming me of all the important trade fair. “It was funny. When we landmarks. In one corner of the won that night, everyone started lobby, there are two kids on skategoogling Heiligenhafen to find boards. The walls are unrendered, out where it is.” on a projection screen the movie n the afternoon I take a walk along the seafront.  At the end Avatar is playing. Spacious leathof the promenade, a path leads er sofas invite visitors to get comout to the long and narrow Grasfortable. The bookshelves are full of high-end coffee table books. warder Peninsula. I soon reach a barrier where a sign proclaims “I wanted to attract a young clientele,” Jens Sroka explains later “Nature reserve – vehicular access Three stories, great views: The beachfront Bretterbude ­ as we sit in the hotel restaurant prohibited.” The spit of land gets hotel complex in Heiligenhafen features different hues of called Strandschuppen [German very narrow – less than 100 mewood and boasts 180 beds in 81 rooms. for “beach shed”]. The 43-year-old ters across. To the right, there are entrepreneur comes from a family of hoteliers and has already celemeadows, and behind them the sea and a fishing port. In the distance, brated a big success with his Beach Motel, which opened in the North the Fehmarn Sound Bridge stretches across the water. At the end of the path, there is another barrier that you are only allowed to cross Sea resort St. Peter-Ording about five years ago. ow he has made his mark on Germany’s Baltic coast, having in the summertime as part of a guided tour. The huge area behind it recognized the potential of Heiligenhafen early on. The propmeasures 230 hectares. A skein of gray geese flies past. Oystercatcherty is in a prime location, right opposite the new pier built in ers, wagtails and skylarks also live and breed on these salt marshes. Jens Sroka himself lives in Hamburg and only goes to Heiligen2012, which is why development of the site sparked local controversy. Sroka prevailed, however, and invested roughly €50 million in the conhafen once a week. He trusts his hotel managers and is busy developstruction of two adjacent hotels: the Bretterbude and a version of one ing new ideas. He is also sounding out a possible project near Hamof his tried-and-tested Beach Motels. “Each of my hotels starts off with burg’s main railway station. In April, he opened the Fliegerdeich an idea and a name from which a theme is developed,” he says. The boutique hotel with only 13 guest rooms, on the North Sea coast near Bretterbude was designed to cater to kite surfers, skateboarders and Wilhelmshaven. The Friesland Hotel, boasting 80 rooms and suites, individualists. For those who are just passing through, there are also is scheduled to be completed next year. This August, Sroka will be a dozen parking spots for camper vans. Showers and a drying room opening the Lighthouse Hotel & Spa, a 500-bed, four-star establishment in the city of Büsum. Sroka draws together all his establishfor wetsuits can be found in an additional building. The L-shaped hotel boasts 180 beds in 81 smart but simple guest ments under the umbrella brand Heimathafen Hotels [German for rooms. There are three room sizes, plus several spacious suites. The “Homeport Hotels”]. If you include the new hotel in Büsum, he will smallest of the en-suite rooms measures roughly 13 square meters. In soon be employing 500 people. them, the bed sits flush with a large window, which allows for great Sroka clearly enjoys discovering new locations, coming up with a views of the Baltic Sea. Prices start from €39 a night during the off theme and nailing down the details. The main idea for the Bretterseason, €89 during the summer. “Because of our themed nomenclabude hotel came to him during a camping trip, he says. “I was in Heligoland. 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the opportunity to build a career within the group and work up to a better position. Have you ever thought about expanding into other cities?  Yes, we’ve definitely looked around, for example in Los Angeles. But so far we haven’t found the right location or – more importantly – a suitable property or site. I’d personally love to develop a hotel out in the countryside here in England, but quality control and ensuring that the services and facilities are in perfect order is a challenge in this part of the business, and it’s easier to keep tabs on our hotels if they’re only in two cities. We renovate every five years on average, but I’m not just talking about freshening up individual pieces of furniture or changing certain details: We never only change one item but entire rooms. At the Crosby Street Hotel, for example, we have just finished a complete renovation of all rooms and suites.

cide to take the leap from London to the other side of the pond?  That

That sounds like a lot! With this kind of workload, how are you able

was entirely Tim’s idea; I wouldn’t have taken such a step on my own [laughs]. Tim has this ability to see the finished project vividly in front of him and to bite into new endeavors like a Jack Russell that just won’t let go. The Crosby was a big challenge because we were building on a former parking lot, and we needed to get all the neighbors on board before we could begin construction. But that’s actually always a part of our goal anyway: We want to become part of the neighborhood with our hotels, to enrich the community. This applies to both New York and to London. For Ham Yard, for example, before we even started building, we bought fully grown oak trees for the courtyard in front of the hotel, which now connects all the small shops around us. And since we knew we wanted to build an underground cinema and bowling alley, we only started with the real planning of the hotel layout once we knew how deep the tree roots went.

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Our mother worked for the BBC and our father was an aircraft designer: I have very vivid memories of our beautiful placemats with all of these sleek and colorful jets on our dinner table. As a child I was fascinated by embroidery and especially by the colorful silk we worked with at school. I’m left-handed, so actually I was quite clumsy when it came to handicrafts. But I remember that my teachers would often use my artworks as examples to show to the class, because my style was abstract – and slightly controversial – and my teachers noticed that I had a different eye. At home I’d often spend hours on end making colorful clothes for my dolls. In 2009, you opened your first hotel in the U.S.: the Crosby Street Hotel in the heart of SoHo, in NYC. These days, you find all kinds of ce-

You’re currently working on a new ho-

I have a pretty busy schedule, but I thrive on that. My day starts early, at 7:00 a.m., when a personal trainer arrives to get me going – I wouldn’t be able to work out on my own since I’m the laziest person ever! I either train on the elliptical trainer or do a bit of weights. When the weather is nice, I also like to go out in the fresh air – I used to run a lot and even took part in two New York marathons, but that was before we opened our first New York hotel in 2009. After this, I head over to the office to meet with the design team, look at new fabrics and discuss interiors. Then I spend some time answering emails, and in the afternoon I make my way to our hotels around London to check in on things. In the evening, we’re often invited out – but when we stay in, Tim and I split up the responsibilities: He shops and I cook. It works out beautifully, since I hate shopping in the supermarket! [Laughs]

tel in New York. What are you aiming for

Recently you’ve also become active in

New York we’re working on the digital world: Through your blog Kit Kemp’s Design Thread and your Instaour third hotel in Manhattan. It will gram account @kitkempdesignthread, have 85 rooms and is going to be on Warren Street in Tribeca, not far from you show design enthusiasts new ways Fun fact: Kit Kemp sometimes likes to stay at hotels other than her own. the Oculus building [editor’s note: on the to approach home furnishings. Do you Her favorite is the Hôtel du Palais in Biarritz. Ground Zero site] in Downtown Manhathave fun working in the new media tan, which we really love, since the hotel will bring new life to this field?  Oh, yes – very much so! On Wednesdays I meet up with our very historic area. Our typical guests are busy people who often travblog team, and this is my absolute favorite day of the week. We sit toel back and forth between London and New York, and we want to gether at a round table and discuss our diverse views on interior decpique their curiosity, to give them that fantasy, like, “what if I get to orating, which fabric goes with which piece of furniture, and so on. meet an interesting new like-minded person here?” Or to provide We also develop workshops where we teach participants how to create them with a place where they feel taken care of, where they can feel personalized, inspiring living spaces. I always encourage my team to at home when they’re far away from their families and loved ones. seek out new inspiration in museums or exhibitions. This weekly exWhat do you think is more important for good business: the design change is always very creative and inspiring. or the service?  Both! This is the biggest challenge: In the hotel inDo you ever feel the need to switch off completely?  Absolutely. Every dustry, all of these different aspects – all of these tiny details – have Friday afternoon I get in my car and drive about two and a half hours to fit together for it to really work. What’s the use of arriving in a to our weekend house in the New Forest, Southern England, so that beautifully decorated hotel room only to have to wait hours for room I get to wake up out in the countryside on Saturday morning. The service? That’s why we created a training center here in London, house is very close to my eldest daughter’s house. We have our dogs right next to the Soho Hotel, where we train our entire staff. Curthere, and lots of dear old friends who are not very interested in rently, we have just under 2000 employees representing 76 nationour business. So Friday evening to Sunday evening, when we finalalities. They’ll work in rotations at different hotels for six months ly return to London, is always our time to hit pause and take a very at a time, then pass through our graduate program where there’s necessary break.

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makes them happy,” she says, adding that the hotel’s legacy will conher son, Alessandro, is 35, her tinue one way or another and no one is required to follow in anybody’s daughter, Olimpia, 28 – live together in the Palazzo Mocenigo footsteps. In fact, she’s thinking of handing the Bauer over to an inCasa Nuova, a venerable, several-hundred-year-old palace on the ternational management company, perhaps she will sell her majority Grand Canal. It’s a three-story building in which each family memshares and just keep a minority. “When do I think that’s going to hapber has their own floor and comfortpen? Rather sooner than later.” able 400-500 meters of space. LookHer daughter will take over the faming across at the illuminated windows ily vineyard and five years ago, her son from the other side of the canal, you started a nonprofit, Zuecca Projects, to get a good idea of just how high the support art during the Venice Biennale. ceilings must be. This year he’s arranging something Around ten years ago, when they with the fashion photographer Juergen were still the world’s most famous Teller and in 2013 he pulled off a coup with an installation in a church by Ai couple, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt stayed at the palazzo with their famWeiwei on the period the superstar artily for four months while Jolie was in ists spent in prison. Venice shooting the movie The TourBortolotto Possati is also considering ist. At first, they been unable to find acsetting up an art foundation with her commodation for themselves and their son. They have already launched an artsix children, but then they got lucky. ists’ program at the Bauer. An author As it turned out, the director, Florian came to finish his book, a composer The Bauer Hotel lies right on the Grand Canal. Henckel von Donnersmarck, was the stayed there while working on an opera. You can see the water glittering outside the windows friend of a friend of Bortolotto’s. But she hasn’t exactly figured out where and hear it lapping gently against the walls. Francesca Bortolotto Possati is one she wants to go from here. “I don’t know yet, I like to improvise,” she says. For starters, she wants to spend of few women worldwide to own several five-star establishments. The the winter in New Zealand. She travels for about half the year, but Bauer is unrivaled in Italy, she explains. “There’s no property of this never stays anywhere for more than seven days. Why not? She ponsize or standard that has been in private ownership for as long.” This ders for a moment before saying something incorrigibly Bortolotto: will presumably change, since neither of her children is interested in taking over, but the fact doesn’t faze Bortollotto. “They should do what “If I stayed any longer, I might never come back.”

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